Bear Pianist Music Box
Sale Price (non-members): $99.99
Sale Price (members): $89.99
Original Price: $200.00
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Mr. Teddy Bear of this Bear Pianist Music Box is an accomplished musician with a 60-song repertoire that he can play at the drop of a hat... on his head. Employing the latest Radio Frequency identification technology, Mr. Teddy Bear performs songs from any of seven genres: Christmas, patriotism, love, children, railroading, country and western and Dixieland. Switch Mr. Teddy Bear’s hat to switch the style of song Mr. Teddy Bear plays on his music box piano. Presence-activated, the piano keys of this Bear Pianist Music Box play while Mr. Teddy Bear’s head turns. Metal, plastic. On/off switch, volume control. Takes 4 AA batteries (not included). Not recommended as a child’s toy. 7.2"h. x 9.3"l. x 12.2"w.
This Bear Pianist Music Box is inspired by music boxes with whimsical themes and motifs in our Division of Home and Community Life, National Museum of American History, Behring Center. A number of different household items with Christmas themes—including snapshots, toys and decorations—are housed in our Division of Home and Community Life, which is responsible for the collection, care and preservation of more than three million objects. The collections reflect the breadth, depth and complexity of the experiences of the American people, from social and cultural history to the history of science, medicine and technology.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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