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Walking-Stick Harmonica, England, ca. 1900
NMM 8948. Walking-stick harmonica, England, ca. 1900. This sturdy walking-stick harmonica, with simulated mahogany finish, has 10 diatonic blow-draw holes, allowing simple melodies to be played. The instrument has vent holes on the top and side. Alan G. Bates Collection, 2000.
This walking-stick harmonica is slightly more than 35 inches (898 mm) long.
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