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Böhm World's Fame Finest Harp Double Harmonica

Böhm World's Fame Finest Harp Double Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by F. A. Böhm in Germany, undetermined date. It is a World’s Fame in the keys of D and G, with 48 double holes and 96 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates with engraved decoration and air holes attached to the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

World’s Fame
MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Bohm, F. A.
place made
Germany: Saxony
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 3/4 in x 7 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 17.78 cm x 6.0325 cm
box: 1 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 in; 2.54 cm x 19.685 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.253
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.253
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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