Unknown Tunes on Interchangeable Station Box
By Matthew Caulfield
[ Domenic DiBernardo wrote in 140412 MMDigest:
> I am restoring ... a station box with an interchangeable cylinder ...
What is a "Station Box" as applied to a musical box? That is a new one
on me. The term is not in Ord-Hume's "The Musical Box: A Guide For
Collectors," and a Google search of the term is no more enlightening.
Irondequoit, New York
[ I found some occurrences in MMDigest by using the search window
[ near the bottom of each MMD Archives web page. "Station box" is
[ the English equivalent of French "boîte à musique de gare" or "boîte
[ de gare" which is a coin-operated music box typically seen at train
[ stations in France and Switzerland 100 years ago. -- Robbie
(Message sent Sun 13 Apr 2014, 23:52:13 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)