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Koch Pitch Pipe

Koch Pitch Pipe

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Description

This pitch pipe was made by Koch in Germany, undetermined date.

It an International Pitch model, with 10 single holes and 10 reeds. This pitch pipe has a red-brown stained wooden comb with a metal cover plate attached with screws. The pitch pipe is stamped:

KOCH’S
International Pitch
MADE IN GERMANY

“Henrietta Harper” has been scratched and outlined in pen on the top of the pitch pipe.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitch pipe
maker
Koch
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.42875 cm x 8.5725 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.419
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.419
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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