Prima Donna Harmonica

Prima Donna Harmonica

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Description (Brief)

This harmonica was made by an unknown maker in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Prima Donna model, with 16 double holes and 32 reeds. This harmonica has a brown stained wooden comb with metal cover plates originally nailed to top and bottom (now detached). It is embossed:

PRIMA DONNA
REG. No. 77647
GERMANY

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
comb: 7/16 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 9/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 15.875 cm x 3.96875 cm
coverplate: 7/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 1 11/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 15.5575 cm x 4.28625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.565
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.565
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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