Yamaha Virtuoso No. 24 Harmonica

Yamaha Virtuoso No. 24 Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd., in Japan, around 1972. It is a Virtuoso model, with 24 double holes and 48 reeds. This harmonica has a brown plastic comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. It is engraved:

VIRTUOSO
NIPPON GAKKI CO. LTD.
NO.24

(and):

[logo] YAMAHA
NIPPON GAKKI CO., LTD.
MADE IN JAPAN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
Date made
ca 1972
maker
Nippon Gakki Co. Ltd.
place made
Japan
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 7 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 18.7325 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.327
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.327
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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