Böhm Military Band Double Harmonica

Böhm Military Band Double Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by F.A. Böhm in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Military Band Double model in the keys of C and G, with 28 double holes and 56 reeds. This harmonica has an orange painted wooden comb with metal cover plates with air holes attached to sides with nails. It is engraved:

MILITARY BAND
MADE BY F.A. BÖHM GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Bohm, F. A.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 2 in; 2.2225 cm x 13.0175 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.240
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.240
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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