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Violin Tuner

Violin Tuner

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Description (Brief)

This pitch pipe was made by an unknown maker in Czechoslovakia, undetermined date. It is a Violin Tuner model, in the keys of G, D, A, and E, with 4 single holes and 4 reeds. It is comprised of 4 metal tunes joined together. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The box is printed:

VIOLIN
TUNER
MADE IN CECHOSLOVAKIA

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitch pipe
place made
Czechoslovakia
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
pitch pipe: 3/8 in x 1 13/16 in x 1 3/8 in;.9525 cm x 4.60375 cm x 3.4925 cm
box: 1 7/8 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 7/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 3.96875 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.587
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.587
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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