The Charleston Harmonica

The Charleston Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by an unknown maker in Germany, undetermined date. It is The Charleston model with 10 single holes and 10 reeds. This harmonica has a blue painted wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. It is engraved:

The
Charleston
GERMANY

(and):

10 REEDS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.69875 cm
ID Number
MI.74.19
accession number
314637
catalog number
74.19
Credit Line
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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