Musical Midget Harmonica

Musical Midget Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker and place, undetermined date. It is a Midget model, with 4 single holes and 2 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal covers attached to the top and bottom with rivets, on a beaded chain. Accessioned with original packaging. The harmonica is engraved:

Music
JAPAN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Japan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 5/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 1/2 in;.79375 cm x 3.96875 cm x 1.27 cm
card: 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 7.9375 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.034
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.034
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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