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Maestro Pitch Pipe

Maestro Pitch Pipe

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This pitch pipe was made by Heriba in West Germany, undetermined date. It is a cylindrical metal pitch pipe with pitches stamped at the top and a movable center section with an etched arrow guide to select pitch. Two holes below arrow allow user to select minor or major keys. With separable outer case. Stamped on the bottom of the pitch pipe:


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Object Name
pitch pipe
place made
West Germany
West Germany
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
pitch pipe: 2 1/8 in x 11/16 in; 5.3975 cm x 1.74625 cm
case: 2 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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