Weiss Diatonic Harmonica


This harmonica was made by Christian Weiss in Germany, undetermined date. It is a diatonic harmonica with 8 single holes and 16 reeds. This harmonica has a red and yellow stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. It is embossed:

LONDON [2 medals] 1891
CHICAGO [3 medals] 1893

Maker: Weiss, Ch.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.154Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.154

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cmoverall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fc61-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1306216

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