Pioneer Brand Harmonica

Pioneer Brand Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Pioneer Brand in the Republic of Ireland, undetermined date. It is a diatonic harmonica with 8 single holes and 16 reeds. This harmonica has a red and light brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates to the top and bottom with screws. It is embossed:

PIONEER BRAND
MADE IN THE REP. OF IRELAND

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Ireland
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 13/16 in x 4 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.06375 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.69875 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.155
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.155
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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