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Hohner Violetta Harmonica

Hohner Violetta Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Violetta model, with 14 double holes and 28 reeds. This harmonica has a red-brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates nailed to the sides. There is a silhouette of a man blowing a horn in black red and silver on the cover plates. The harmonica is marked:

VIOLETTA
FABRIQUE EN ALLEMAGNE
M.HOHNER
GERMANY

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: 7/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.2225 cm x 13.6525 cm x 3.01625 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 14.2875 cm x 3.33375 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.401
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.401
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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