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M. Hohner's Old Standby Harmonica

M. Hohner's Old Standby Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is an Old Standby model, in the key of E, with 10 single holes and 20 reeds. The harmonica has a brown and black stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. It is stamped:

M.HOHNER’s OLD STANDBY
FOUNDER OF THE FACTORY
REGISTERED
MADE IN GERMANY
M. HOHNER

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 1 in; 1.74625 cm x 10.00125 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 11/16 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.74625 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.539
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.539
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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