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Weiss Paradise Music Home Sweet Home Harmonica

Weiss Paradise Music Home Sweet Home Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Christian Weiss in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Paradise Music Home Sweet Home model in the key of D, with 24 double holes and 48 reed. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original box. The harmonica is stamped:

HOME SWEET HOME

(and):

PARADISE MUSIC
MADE BY Ch.Weiss
REGISTERED GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Weiss, Ch.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 7/8 in x 7 3/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 18.25625 cm x 3.175 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 19.685 cm x 4.92125 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.352
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.352
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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