Elton Harmonica Holder


This harmonica holder was made by Elton in the United States, undetermined date. It is comprised of U-shaped metal bar connected by a metal rod to a spring suspension holder. The height of the holder can be adjusted and locked into place with a metal screw. The U-shaped metal bar is design to fit on the side of a guitar, or similar instrument, and can be adjusted and locked into place with a metal screw with a square metal end plate. Accessioned with original box.

This object features United States Patent #1734799, November 5, 1929 by Leigh A. Elkington for a harmonica holder.

Date Made: after 1929

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: The Peter Kassan Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0783.636Accession Number: 1988.0783Catalog Number: 1988.0783.636Patent Number: 1734799

Object Name: harmonica holder

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 15.875 cm x 19.05 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-c439-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1306702

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