Koch Touristen Concert Dämmerglocken Double Harmonica

Koch Touristen Concert Dämmerglocken Double Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Andreas Koch in Württemberg (Wirtemberg), Germany, undetermined date. It is a Touristen Concert Dämmerglocken Double Harmonica in the keys of F and B, with 20 double holes and 40 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates with resonators attached to the top and bottom with nails. Accessioned with original wooden box. The harmonica is embossed:

TOURISTEN
CONCERT
DÄAMMERGLOCKEN
ANDs. KOCH
GERMANY
BESTE STIMMUNG

and

Celebrated
HARMONICA
BELLS OF THE DAWN
ANDs. KOCH
MADE IN WÜRTTEMBERG

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Koch, Ands.
place made
Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Württemberg
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 1 1/4 in x 5 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in; 3.175 cm x 13.17625 cm x 5.55625 cm
box: 1 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 2 15/16 in; 4.445 cm x 14.605 cm x 7.46125 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.350
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.350
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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