Hohner Donauwellen Harmonica

Hohner Donauwellen Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Donauwellen model in the key of C, with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached at the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:


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Object Name
Hohner, M.
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Physical Description
wood (overall material)
mtal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 7/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 14.2875 cm x 2.8575 cm
harmonica: 15/16 in x 5 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 14.2875 cm x 2.8575 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 14.9225 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
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Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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