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Hohner Band Harmonica

Hohner Band Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Hohner Band model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with curved metal cover plates attached at the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with instructions and original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

MADE IN GERMANY
HOHNER BAND

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 3 1/8 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm
harmonica: 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm
box: 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 8.5725 cm x 3.175 cm
leaflet: 5/8 in x 3 3/16 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 8.09625 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.106
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.106
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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