The World Master Harmonica

The World Master Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an unknown maker in Germany, undetermined date. It is The World Master model in the key of C with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a red-brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached with screws. It is engraved:

The World Master
MADE IN GERMANY D.R.W.Z. 201454

(and):

SOLID BRASS PLATES
PERFECTLY TUNED

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 3 15/16 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 10.00125 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MI.74.20
accession number
314637
catalog number
74.20
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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