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Hohnerette Blow Accordion

Hohnerette Blow Accordion

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Description (Brief)

This harmonica was made by M. Hohner in Germany, around 1908. It is a Hohnerette Blow Accordion model. This harmonica has a red stained wooden base with 10 metal buttons 2 bass/chord keys, 5 metal horns, and a metal mouthpiece. The harmonica base is marked:

Hohnerette
Made in Germany

This instrument features U. S. Patent #894778, dated July 28, 1908, by Matthias Hohner for a mouth accordion.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
Hohner
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 5/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 4 1/16 in; 10.95375 cm x 26.035 cm x 10.31875 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.561
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.561
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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