Harmonic Reed Swing Band Harmonica

Harmonic Reed Swing Band Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by the Harmonic Reed Corp. in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, undetermined date. It is a Swing Band model, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a white plastic comb with gold tone metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom. It is stamped:

SWING
BAND
Harmonica
HARMONIC REED CORP.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Harmonic Reed Corporation
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Lower Merion Township, Rosemont
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11/16 in x 4 3/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.74625 cm x 10.63625 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.290
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.290
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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