Charley My Boy Harmonica

Charley My Boy Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Charley My Boy model with 12 single holes and 24 reeds. This harmonica has a black stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

CHARLEY MY BOY
REG. 336242
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: 5/8 in x 4 13/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 12.22375 cm x 3.175 cm
box: 15/16 in x 5 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.223
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.223
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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