Violin King Harmonica


This harmonica as made by an undetermined maker in Japan, undetermined date. It is a Violin King model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

Violin King

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.301Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.301

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 3/4 in x 4 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 10.31875 cm x 2.69875 cmbox: 1 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.54 cm x 11.43 cm x 3.33375 cm


Record Id: nmah_1306363

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