Friedel Mignon Double Harmonica

Friedel Mignon Double Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Reinhold Friedel in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Mignon Double model in the keys of C and G, with 40 double holes and 80 reeds. This harmonica has a black stained wooden comb with plastic tubes exposed through metal cover plates, attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is stamped:

Reinhold [logo] Friedel
Mignon Harmonica
EXTRA FEINE

METALL STIMMEN
REM ABGESTIMMT

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Friedel, Reinhold
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 13/16 in x 6 5/16 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.06375 cm x 16.03375 cm x 5.715 cm
box: 1 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 16.8275 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.351
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.351
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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