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Hohner Tremolo Quadruple Harmonica

Hohner Tremolo Quadruple Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Tremolo Quadruple model, in the keys of G, C, F, and D. This instrument is comprised of 4 harmonicas hinged together, with a total of 96 double holes and 192 reeds. It has red stained wooden combs with gold embossed patterns and metal cover plates with air holes attached to the tops and bottoms with nails. There is a metal handle at each end of the instrument. The harmonicas are engraved:

Hohner
Tremolo

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 10 1/2 in x 3 in; 7.62 cm x 26.67 cm x 7.62 cm
harmonica: 2 3/8 in x 10 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.0325 cm x 27.305 cm x 6.35 cm
box: 2 11/16 in x 11 3/16 in x 3 in; 6.82625 cm x 28.41625 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.548
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.548
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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