Hero Harmonica

Hero Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by an unknown maker in China, undetermined date. It is a Hero model in the key of C, with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a green mottled painted wooden comb with gold stamped black metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:

Hero
HARMONICA
MADE IN CHINA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
China
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 7/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 13.0175 cm x 2.8575 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.6525 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.312
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.312
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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