Empress Leader Harmonica

Description:

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Tokyo, Japan, undetermined date. It is an Empress Leader model, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a black stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

EMPRESS LEADER
MADE IN JAPAN

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo

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Exhibition:

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.304Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.304

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 10.4775 cm x 2.8575 cmbox: 7/8 in x 4 9/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 11.58875 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c8f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1306366

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