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Opera Harmonica

Opera Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in West Germany, undetermined date. It is an Opera model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a yellow and black stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:


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Object Name
place made
West Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
harmonica: 13/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.06375 cm x 10.00125 cm x 2.69875 cm
box: 15/16 in x 4 3/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.38125 cm x 10.63625 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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