Kratt New Super Spanish Guitar Pitch Pipe

Kratt New Super Spanish Guitar Pitch Pipe

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This pitch pipe was made by William Kratt and Company in Union, New Jersey, undetermined date. It is a New Super SN-10 Spanish Guitar model, in the keys of A, D, F#, and B, with 4 single holes and 4 reeds. This pitch pipe is comprised of 4 metal tubes joined together. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The box is printed:

NEW
Super
pitch pipe
SN-10
SPANISH 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)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
harmonica: 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.23875 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
1988.0783.583
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.583
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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