Romo Chromatic Harmonica


This harmonica was made by Romo in the U.S. Occupation Zone Germany, 1948-1952. It is a Chromatic model with 10 single holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a metal comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws, and metal button tipped slide. The harmonica is stamped and engraved:




Date Made: 1948-1952

Maker: Romo

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: 1988.0783.249Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.249

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 1 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 7/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.97 cm x 3.65125 cmbox: 1 3/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 14.9225 cm x 4.7625 cm


Record Id: nmah_1306312

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