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Hohner Blues Harp Harmonica

Hohner Blues Harp Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Hohner in Germany, in 1965. It is a Blues Harp model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a brown and black stained wooden comb with metal cover plates screwed to the top and bottom. Accessioned with instructions and plastic case. The harmonica is engraved:

BLUES HARP

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1965
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11/16 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.74625 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
harmonica: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.69875 cm
case: 7/8 in x 4 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 11.1125 cm x 3.81 cm
leaflet: 1/4 in x 3 3/16 in x 1 1/8 in;.635 cm x 8.09625 cm x 2.8575 cm
leaflet: 3/16 in x 3 5/8 in x 3/4 in;.47625 cm x 9.2075 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.114
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.114
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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