Bell Brand Pitch Pipe

Bell Brand Pitch Pipe

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Description (Brief)

This pitch pipe was made by an unknown maker in te United States, unknown date. It is a Bell Brand model, in the keys of A and C, with 2 single holes and 2 reeds. This pitch pipe is comprised of 2 metal plates, with 2 metal tubes, attached together with open rivets. Accessioned with original paper package. The pitch pipe is embossed:


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Object Name
pitch pipe
place made
United States
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 5/16 in x 13/16 in x 1 1/16 in;.79375 cm x 2.06375 cm x 2.69875 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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