Banana Harmonica

Banana Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Hong Kong, undetermined date. It is a Banana model, with 15 single holes and an undetermined number of reeds. This harmonica is made of yellow plastic with a yellow cord. In original sealed packaging.

Made for B. Shackman & Co., a novelty and toy seller in New York.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
distributor
B. Shackman Company
place made
China: Hong Kong
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 15/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 15/16 in; 20.16125 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.38125 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.450
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.450
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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