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B.H. Industries Chromonica Harmonica

B.H. Industries Chromonica Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by B.H. Industries in India, undetermined date. It is a Chromonica model with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with curved metal cover plates nailed to the sides. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

CHROMONICA
B.H. INDUSTRIES
MADE IN INDIA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
B. H. Industries
place made
India
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 1 in x 5 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.4925 cm
box: 1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 3.4925 cm x 4.7625 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.267
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.267
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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