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Hohner Up To Date Surprise Harmonica

Hohner Up To Date Surprise Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is an Up To Date Surprise model in the key of G, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a 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 SURPRISE
REGISTERED PATENT APPLIED FOR

MADE IN

GERMANY

BY M.HOHNER G

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
Date made
ca 1907
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
harmonica: 13/16 in x 4 1/16 in x 1 in; 2.06375 cm x 10.31875 cm x 2.54 cm
box: 1 1/16 in x 4 5/16 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.69875 cm x 10.95375 cm x 3.33375 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.404
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.404
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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