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Weiss Gloria Harmonica

Weiss Gloria Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Christian Weiss, undetermined place and date. It is a Gloria model with 12 single holes and 24 reeds. This harmonica has a red painted wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. It is embossed:

GLORIA
CH. WEISS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Weiss, Ch.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9/16 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.42875 cm x 11.43 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall: 5/8 in x 4 9/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 11.58875 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.143
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.143
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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