Pitch Pipe

Pitch Pipe

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Description

This pitch pipe was made by Emil Zimmermann in Germany, undetermined date. It is a metal rectangular mouthpiece with three interchangeable variable pitch pipes with selectors. Accessioned with original container made of a black leather covered wooden box, with metal fittings, and lined with burgundy plush. The container is stamped:

E. ZIMMERMANN LEIPZIG BERLIN

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitch pipe
maker
Zimmermann, Emil
place made
Germany
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
case: 1 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 14.2875 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1993.0382.07
accession number
1993.0382
catalog number
1993.0382.07
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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