Beaver Brand University Chimes Double Harmonica

Description:

This harmonica was made by Beaver Brand in Germany, undetermined date. It is a University Chimes Double model in the keys of A and D, with 48 double holes and 96 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with stamped and painted silver decorations, and metal cover plates with air holes attached to the top and bottom with screws. The harmonica is stamped:

UNIVERSITY
CHIMES
MADE IN GERMANY

(and):

BEAVER BRAND
REGISTERED>br>MADE IN GERMANY

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.192Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.192

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13/16 in x 9 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in; 2.06375 cm x 23.19655 cm x 7.46125 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_1306254

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