Lee Oskar "Oskarmonica" with Key Chain


This harmonica was made by Lee Oskar Harmonicas in Japan, about 1990. It is a Miniature “Oskamonica” on a key chain, with 4 holes and 8 reeds. It has a black plastic comb with metal cover plates attached with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original clear plastic case. The harmonica is engraved:


Lee Oskar Harmonicas was founded in 1983 by harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar, in collaboration with Tombo Manufacturing of Japan.

Date Made: ca 1990

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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Credit Line: Gift of Lee and Leslie Darrell Oskar

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0366.04Accession Number: 1991.0366Catalog Number: 1991.0366.04

Object Name: key chain

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: harmonica: 7/16 in x 1 3/8 in x 9/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 3.4925 cm x 1.42875 cmbox: 9/16 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 11/16 in; 1.42875 cm x 4.7625 cm x 4.28625 cm

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Record Id: nmah_1439997

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