Rock 'n' Roll Toy Harmonica

Rock 'n' Roll Toy Harmonica

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Description

This bag of harmonicas was made by the Auburn Rubber Company, Inc. in Deming, New Mexico, around 1959-1969. It is a Rock ‘n Roll model, with 10 double holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a red plastic comb with metal cover plates riveted to the top and bottom. With original packaging. The harmonica is engraved:

Rock ‘n Roll

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1959-1969
maker
Auburn Rubber Company, Inc.
place made
United States: New Mexico, Deming
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 12.065 cm x 20.0025 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.437
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.437
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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