Piper Band Harmonica


This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker, undetermined place and date. It is a Piper Band model, with 6 single holes and 3 reeds. This harmonica has a blue stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to top and bottom. It is embossed:

Piper Band

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.504Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.504

Object Name: harmonica

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9/16 in x 3 1/4 in x 13/16 in; 1.42875 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.06375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-d706-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1306570

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