Koch Norma Harmonica

Koch Norma Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Koch in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Norma model in the key of G, with 20 double holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:

NORMA
KOCH-HARMONICA
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Koch
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 1 in x 6 1/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 15.39875 cm x 2.8575 cm
box: 1 3/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 16.8275 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.174
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.174
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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