Hohner Chrometta 8 Harmonica

Hohner Chrometta 8 Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Chrometta 8 model in the key of C, with 8 single holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a red plastic comb with gold-tone curved metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws, and a metal slide. Accessioned with original lacquered paper case. The harmonica is stamped:

Chrometta 8
M. Hohner

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Object Name
Hohner, M.
place made
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 13.0175 cm x 3.81 cm
harmonica: 1 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.0175 cm x 3.96875 cm
case: 1 3/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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