Penny Whistle

Penny Whistle

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Description

This whistle was made by Calura in Germany, around 1930-1940. It is a tin whistle in the key of C, made of tinned metal, with 6 fingerholes. This instrument was also known as a penny whistle. The whistle is marked:

MADE IN GERMANY
CALURA
C

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
whistle
date made
1930-1940
place made
Germany
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31.8 cm; x 12 1/2 in
overall: 12 9/16 in x 5/8 in; 31.90875 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
MI.382518
accession number
161412
catalog number
382518
Credit Line
Bequest of Abraham George Gruich
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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