Brentano's Delight Harmonica

Brentano's Delight Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by Doerfel's International in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Brentano’s Delight harmonica, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a metal comb with a white plastic outer case with air holes. Cast on the cover:

Brentano’s Delight
MADE IN GERMANY PAT’d APRIL 7th 91

This harmonica features U. S. Patent No. 449755, dated April 7, 1891, for improvements in harmonicas by Max Doerfel.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Doerfel, G. A.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11/16 in x 3 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.74625 cm x 9.8425 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.373
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.373
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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