Opera Harmonica

Opera Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an unknown maker in West Germany, undetermined date. It is an Opera model with 16 double holes. This harmonica has a red-stained wood comb and metal cover plates attached with small nails on the top and bottom. Accessioned with original metal box. The cover plates are engraved:

Opera
MADE IN WEST GERMANY

(printed on top of the box):

OPERA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
West Germany
Measurements
harmonica: 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.175 cm x 16.1925 cm
box: 15/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 6 7/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 3.96875 cm x 17.4625 cm
ID Number
2005.0268.19
accession number
2005.0268
catalog number
2005.0268.19
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Kassan
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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