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Berg Heil! Harmonica

Berg Heil! Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Austria, undetermined date. It is a Berg Heil! model in the key of E, with 20 double holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a light brown stained wooden comb and metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. It is engraved:

Berg Heil!
Glockenreine Stimmung

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 16.1925 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.239
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.239
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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