Huang Musette 6 Tremolo Hextuple Harmonica

Huang Musette 6 Tremolo Hextuple Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Huang in China, undetermined date. It is a Musette 6 Tremolo Tuned Hextuple harmonica. This harmonica is comprised of 6 harmonicas, connected together, with a total of 44 double holes and 288 reeds. The harmonicas are tuned to the keys of C, G, D, A, B-flat. These harmonicas are made of a black painted wooden combs with metal cover plates attached with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. This instrument is engraved:

Huang Musette 6
TREMOLO TUNED

(and):

HUANG MADE IN CHINA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Huang
place made
China
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 3 1/2 in x 8 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 8.89 cm x 22.5425 cm x 9.8425 cm
box: 3 11/16 in x 9 1/8 in x 4 3/16 in; 9.36625 cm x 23.1775 cm x 10.63625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.513
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.513
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
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