Tuning Forks


Boxed set of ten tuning forks. Each fork is provided with weights, and identified by tone, number, and the Rudolph Koenig insignia. The set came from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Maker: Koenig, Rudolph

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

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Credit Line: U.S. Military Academy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315720Catalog Number: 315720Accession Number: 217544

Object Name: tuning forks

Measurements: overall in case: 4 1/4 in x 19 3/8 in x 16 3/4 in; 10.795 cm x 49.2125 cm x 42.545 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-58af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1817712

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