M. Hohner's Cartridge

M. Hohner's Cartridge

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Description (Brief)

This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Cartridge model. The harmonica, in the key of F, has 10 single holes and 20 reeds. It has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with nails. The harmonica fits into a slot in the bullet shaped resonator (cartridge). The resonator is marked:

M. Hohner’s
Cartridge

(and the harmonica is embossed):

M. HOHNER’S
CARTRIDGE F
REGISTERED PATENTED

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner, M.
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 9/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 9.04875 cm x 4.1275 cm
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 7/16 in; 8.89 cm x 3.65125 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.553
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.553
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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