Cupid Brand Radio Prima Double Harmonica

Cupid Brand Radio Prima Double Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Cupid Brand in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Radio Prima Double model in the keys of C and G, with 48 double holes and 96 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates and air holes nailed to the sides. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is embossed:

Radio Prima


Cupid Brand

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Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
harmonica: 7/8 in x 7 in x 2 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 17.78 cm x 5.3975 cm
box: 1 1/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 18.415 cm x 5.715 cm
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Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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National Museum of American History
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I have this same harmonica that was given to me from my grandfather who came from Norway. I was five years old when it was given to me and I am 51 years old. I can not find any information on line about this harmonica but it was exciting to see it on your site.

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