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Hohner U.S. Navy Band Harmonica

Hohner U.S. Navy Band Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a U.S. Navy Band model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a red-brown plastic comb with curved gold-tone metal cover plates with enameled blue lettering and riveted to the top and bottom. Accessioned with original laquered paper case. The harmonica is stamped:

U.S.NAVY BAND

M.HOHNER MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
platic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (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 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 11.43 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.126
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.126
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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