Hohner The American Ace Harmonica

Hohner The American Ace Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Hohner in China, 1980s. It is a Hohner The American Ace harmonica in the key of C, with 10 holes and 20 reeds. It has a plastic comb with metal cover plates attached with screws and nuts to the top and bottom. The harmonica is engraved:

The
American Ace
Harmonica
MADE IN CHINA
HOHNER

This harmonica is an example of types of harmonicas by Hohner, Inc. that were sent to American troops stationed in the Middle East during the 1980s.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1980s
maker
Hohner
place made
China
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 13/32 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 1.00965 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1991.0045.02
catalog number
1991.0045.02
accession number
1991.0045
Credit Line
Gift of Hohner, Inc.
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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