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
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
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
1988.0783.138
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.138
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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