Butterfly No. 1 Harmonica


This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Japan, undetermined date. It is a Butterfly No. 1 model in the key of C, with 16 double holes and 32 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 embossed:

NO. 1

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: 1988.0783.315Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.315

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 13/16 in x 5 3/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.06375 cm x 13.17625 cm x 2.8575 cmbox: 1 1/16 in x 5 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.69875 cm x 13.6525 cm x 3.4925 cm

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Record Id: nmah_1306377

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