Penny Whistle


This whistle was made by Calura in Germany, around 1930-1940. It is a tin whistle in the key of C, made of tinned metal, with 6 fingerholes. This instrument was also known as a penny whistle. The whistle is marked:


Date Made: 1930-1940

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Credit Line: Bequest of Abraham George Gruich

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.382518Accession Number: 161412Catalog Number: 382518

Object Name: whistle

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 31.8 cm; x 12 1/2 inoverall: 12 9/16 in x 5/8 in; 31.90875 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_606499

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