Hohner Red River Harmonica

Hohner Red River Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Hohner in Germany, in 1981. It is a Red River Chromatic model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a red plastic comb with metal cover plates attached at the top and bottom with rivets. Accessioned with suede bag. The harmonica is engraved:

NEIMAN MARCUS
RED RIVER

(and):

MANUFACTURED BY HOHNER
FOR
NEIMAN MARCUS

MADE IN GERMANY

Hohner made Red River model harmonicas for the American department, Neiman Marcus, store based in Dallas, Texas.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1981
maker
Hohner
retailer
Neiman-Marcus
place made
Germany
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
suede (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 3.175 cm
harmonica: 13/16 in x 4 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.06375 cm x 10.31875 cm x 3.175 cm
bag: 1 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 5.3975 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.137
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.137
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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