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Sterling Sinfonet Harmonica

Sterling Sinfonet Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by The Sterling Instruments Co. in the United States, undetermined date. It is a Sinfonet model in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

THE STERLING
INSTRUMENT CO.
MADE IN U.S.A. A-440

(and):

SINFONET
MADE IN U.S.A.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Sterling Instrument Co.
place made
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 7/8 in x 3 15/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.2225 cm x 10.00125 cm x 2.69875 cm
box: 1 1/16 in x 4 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.69875 cm x 11.1125 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.338
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.338
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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