Friend Harmonica

Friend Harmonica

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Description

This harmonica was made by an undetermined maker in Occupied Japan, 1948-1952. It is a Friend model, with 6 single holes and 2 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to top and bottom. It is embossed and engraved:

Friend
MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
date made
1948-1952
place made
Japan: Japan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 1.42875 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.503
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.503
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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