Hohner Harmonette Harmonica

Hohner Harmonette Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, ca. 1912-1924. It is a Harmonette model, with 14 double holes and 28 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. The harmonica is inserted into a red painted wooden harp-shaped case with metal sides and a sound hole on top. The harp-shaped box is stamped:

HARMONETTE
M. HOHNER
GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
ca 1912-1924
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15/16 in x 4 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.38125 cm x 12.3825 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.389
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.389
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
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