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Hohner Bicenntenial Harmonica

Hohner Bicenntenial Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Hohner in Germany, 1976. It is a limited edition Bicentennial Hohner model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. The harmonica has a red plastic comb with gold tone and enameled, curved metal cover plates riveted to the top and bottom. Accessioned with original plastic case. It is embossed:

BICENTENNIAL

HOHNER
HARMONICA
M. HOHNER MADE IN GERMANY

Hohner made these harmonicas for the United States Bicentennial in 1976.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1976
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.8575 cm
harmonica: 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 3/16 in; 1.905 cm x 10.4775 cm x 3.01625 cm
case: 1 in x 4 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 11.1125 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.109
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.109
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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