Koh-i-Noor Harmonica

Koh-i-Noor Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by B.H. Industries in India, undetermined date. It is a Koh-i-Noor model with 14 double holes and 28 reeds. This harmonica has a blue stained wooden comb with metal cover plates nailed to the sides. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:

REGD. TRADE MARK
Koh-i-Noor
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: 15/16 in x 4 15/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.38125 cm x 12.54125 cm x 2.69875 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.335 cm x 3.33375 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.269
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.269
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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