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Romo Chromatica Harmonica

Romo Chromatica Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Romo in the U.S. Occupation Zone Germany, around 1948-1952. It is a Chromatica model with 10 single holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a metal comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. The button for the metal slide is missing. The harmonica is stamped and engraved:

ROMO
MADE IN GERMANY-US-ZONE

(and):

Chromatica
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1948-1952
maker
Romo
place made
Germany
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 5 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in; 2.54 cm x 13.6525 cm x 3.96875 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.244
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.244
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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