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Hohner Up To Date Harmonica

Hohner Up To Date Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is an Up To Date No. 1896-1/2 model in the key of A, with 10 double holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a red-brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

UP TO DATE
M. Hohner
PATENT APPLIED FOR
MADE IN GERMANY
20 REEDS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 1 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.54 cm x 11.7475 cm x 3.01625 cm
box: 1 1/2 in x 5 1/16 in x 1 11/16 in; 3.81 cm x 12.85875 cm x 4.28625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.398
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.398
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
subject
Popular Culture
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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