Hero Harmonica


This harmonica was made by an unknown maker in China, undetermined date. It is a Hero model in the key of C, with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a red painted wooden comb with gold stamped blue metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:


Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.313Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.313

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 13.0175 cm x 2.54 cmharmonica: 13/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.06375 cm x 13.0175 cm x 2.8575 cmbox: 1 1/8 in x 5 7/16 in x 1 7/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.81125 cm x 3.65125 cm

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Record Id: nmah_1306375

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