Kratt New Super Hawaiian Guitar Pitch Pipe

Kratt New Super Hawaiian Guitar Pitch Pipe

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This pitch pipe was made by William Kratt Company in Union, New Jersey, undetermined date. It is an SN-9 Super Pitch Hawaiian Guitar model, in the keys of A, C#, E, E, A, E, with 6 single holes and 6 reeds. This pitch pipe is comprised of 6 tubes joined together with a plastic band. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The plastic band is cast:

WM. KRATT CO. U. S. A.

(and printed on the box):

NEW
Super
pitch pipe
SN-9
HAWAIIAN GUITAR
Wm. KRATT CO. UNION, N. J.

(and):

It’s a Wm. KRATT Product
World Famous For Tone and Accuracy
Manufacturers of the World’s Finest Harmonicas
and Pitch Instruments

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitch pipe
maker
Wm. Kratt Co.
place made
United States: New Jersey, Union
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
pitch pipe: 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 13/16 in; 1.27 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.60375 cm
box: 9/16 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 1.42875 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.581
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.581
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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