Koch Chromatic Harmonica

Koch Chromatic Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Koch in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Chromatic model with 10 single holes, 40 reeds, and metal slide. This harmonica has a metal covered brown stained wood comb with metal cover plates riveted to top and bottom. It is engraved:

Chromati
KOCH HARMONICA
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Koch
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 4.1275 cm
overall: 1 in x 6 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 15.24 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.103
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.103
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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