My Pocket Surprise Harp

Description:

This harmonica was made by Johann Schunk in Germany, undetermined date. It is a My Pocket Surprise model in the key of G, with 20 single holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a blue and red painted wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. There is a plastic bubble covering a picture of a man and game with 4 white plastic balls on the top cover plate. The harmonica is stamped:

MADE IN GERMANY
JOHANN SCHUNK
REGISTERED

(and):

MY POCKET
SURPRISE
HARP

Maker: Schunk, Johann

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.374Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.374

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 3/16 in; 1.5875 cm x 13.335 cm x 3.01625 cmoverall: 3/4 in x 5 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 13.81125 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-1b32-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1306438

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