World Star Special Harmonica

World Star Special Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Japan, undetermined date. It is a World Star Special Harmonica model, with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. It is stamped:

World Star
SPECIAL HARMONICA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Japan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 6 5/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 16.03375 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.292
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.292
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I found this harmonica which I believe is from the 1960's It has Japan on it World Star special harmonica. Thought I'd learn to play since my age has caused me to stay indoors due to Corona. Surprised by this link. Thank you.

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