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Hohner Harmonica Revolving Stand

Hohner Harmonica Revolving Stand

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Description (Brief)
This revolving stand was made to display Hohner harmonicas. It has stained wood obelisk-shaped top, matching finish base, and metal handle. The stand has metal clips to support 36 harmonicas of varying sizes and prices. This appears in a 1932 catalog for Belknap Hardware & Manufacturing Company in Louisville, Kentucky. As indicated in this catalog, the base contains a wind-up mechanism that can revolve for 3-1/2 hours.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
display stand
Date made
1935
maker
Hohner
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 32 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 83.185 cm x 27.305 cm x 27.305 cm
display stand: 31 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 80.645 cm x 27.305 cm x 27.305 cm
handle: 5/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 in; 1.5875 cm x 14.605 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.641
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.641
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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