Hohner Auto Valve Harp Harmonica

Hohner Auto Valve Harp Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is an Auto Valve Harp model in the key of F, with 10 double holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates nailed to the top and bottom. It is stamped:

M. HOHNER’S
AUTO-VALVE-HARP
The easiest playing Harmonica made
Patented in all countries. Germany

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 11.43 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall: 11/16 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 3/16 in; 1.74625 cm x 11.7475 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.092
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.092
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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