Star Band Harmonica


This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in the U.S. Occupation Zone Germany, 1948-1952. It is a Star Band model, with 10 single holes; 20 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:


Date Made: 1948-1952

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.220Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.220

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.69875 cmbox: 15/16 in x 4 3/16 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.38125 cm x 10.63625 cm x 3.33375 cm


Record Id: nmah_1306283

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