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Elton Harmonica Holder

Elton Harmonica Holder

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Description

This harmonica holder was made by Elton in the United States, undetermined date. It is comprised of U-shaped metal bar connected by a metal rod to a spring suspension holder. The height of the holder can be adjusted and locked into place with a metal screw. The U-shaped metal bar is design to fit on the side of a guitar, or similar instrument, and can be adjusted and locked into place with a metal screw with a square metal end plate. Accessioned with original box.

This object features United States Patent #1734799, November 5, 1929 by Leigh A. Elkington for a harmonica holder.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica holder
date made
after 1929
place made
United States
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 15.875 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.636
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.636
patent number
1734799
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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