Shackman Concert Master Organ Pipe Harmonica

Shackman Concert Master Organ Pipe Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made for B. Shackman & Co. in India, around 1980. It is a Concert Master Organ Pipe model with 10 single plastic holes and ten reeds in a metal tube. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:

CONCERT MASTER
MADE IN INDIA
© 1980 shackman No. 80332

B. Shackman & Co. was a novelty and toy seller in New York.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
distributer
B. Shackman Company
place made
India
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 6 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 2.8575 cm
box: 1 5/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 1 9/16 in; 3.33375 cm x 17.145 cm x 3.96875 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.271
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.271
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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