Huang Bac Pac Harp

Huang Bac Pac Harp

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This harmonica was made by Huang in China, undetermined date. It is a Bac Pac Harp model, in the key of C, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. This harmonica has a black painted wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws and nuts. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harmonica is engraved:

Huang
BAC PAC HARP
MADE IN CHIINA

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: 7/8 in x 4 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.8575 cm
box: 1 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 10.795 cm x 3.33375 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.518
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.518
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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