Hohner International Harmonica

Hohner International Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Hohner in Brazil, undetermined date.

It is a Hohner International model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. The harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates nailed to the top and bottom. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

Hohner
International

(and the box is marked):

HOHNER
INTERNATIONAL
HARMONICA
MADE IN BRAZIL
HOHNER
it’s easy
And fun to play

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner
place made
Brazil
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 3 7/8 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 9.8425 cm x 2.54 cm
harmonica: 13/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.06375 cm x 10.00125 cm x 2.69875 cm
box: 1 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.54 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.081
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.081
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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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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