Huang Cadet 12 Chromatic Harmonica

Huang Cadet 12 Chromatic Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by Huang in China, undetermined date. It is a Cadet 12 Chromatic model, with 12 single holes and 48 reeds. Tis harmonica has a black plastic comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws, and a metal slide. Accessioned with original purple plush-lined leatherette case. The harmonica is engraved:

Huang CADET 12
THREE CHROMATIC OCTAVES

(and):

MADE IN CHINA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Huang
place made
China
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 1 1/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 16.8275 cm x 4.445 cm
case: 1 7/8 in x 8 in x 3 1/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 20.32 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.515
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.515
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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