Weiss Flora Harmonica

Weiss Flora Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Christian Weiss, undetermined place and date. It is a Flora model with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. It is embossed:

FLORA
MADE CH.WEISS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Weiss, Ch.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 5/8 in x 4 3/16 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.63625 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.144
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.144
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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