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Voco Orthotonic Harmonica

Voco Orthotonic Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker, undetermined date. It is a Voco Orthotonic model in the key of C, with 24 double holes and 48 reeds. This harmonica has a brown plastic comb with metal cover plates to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

VOCO
Super Sensitive
Symphonic Reeds
PROFFESSOR
QUALITY
ORTHOTONIC

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 15/16 in x 6 15/16 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.38125 cm x 17.62125 cm x 3.01625 cm
box: 1 5/16 in x 7 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.33375 cm x 18.415 cm x 3.81 cm
cleaning cloth: 5 3/8 in x 5 9/16 in; 13.6525 cm x 14.12875 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.345
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.345
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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