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Thorens Swiss Harmonica

Thorens Swiss Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Thorens in Switzerland, undetermined date. It is a Swiss Harmonica model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the sides with screws. It is engraved:

THORENS
SWISS HARMONICA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Thoren
place made
Switzerland
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 3/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 10.63625 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.254
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.254
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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