Pioneer Brand Clarion Harmonica

Pioneer Brand Clarion Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Pioneer Brand in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Clarion model in the key of C, with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a brown and black stained wooden comb with embossed metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

CLARION

(and):

PIONEER BRAND
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 1 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 13.0175 cm x 3.81 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.97 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.211
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.211
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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