C.A. Seydel Söhne Fluteophone

C.A. Seydel Söhne Fluteophone

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This harmonica was made by C. A. [Christian August] Seydel Söhne in Klingenthal, Germany, undetermined date. It is a Fluteophone model with 14 double holes and 28 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached with screws and nuts on the top and bottom and five conical shaped tubes. The harmonica is stamped:

FLUTEOPHONE
TRADE MARK MADE IN GERMANY

(and):

C. A. Seydel Söhne
[trademark]
THIS SIGNATURE IS A GUARANTEE
OF THE VERY BEST QUALITY
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
C. A. Seydel Sohne
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15/16 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 11.7475 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 1 in x 4 7/8 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 12.3825 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.117
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.117
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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