Pee Wee Harmonica


This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Occupied Japan, around 1945-1951. It is a Pee Wee model, with 4 single holes and 8 reeds. This harmonica has a white painted wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts, and a metal loop. The harmonica is engraved:

Pee Wee

Date Made: 1945-1951

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan: Japan

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.010Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.010

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 9/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.42875 cmbox: 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 4.1275 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1306072

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