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Royal Brand Harmonica

Royal Brand Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Royal Brand model in the key of G, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a orange and black painted wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is embossed:

[logo] Royal Brand
REGISTERED BEST MADE MADE IN GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 5/8 in x 4 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.8575 cm
box: 7/8 in x 4 5/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 10.95375 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.360
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.360
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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