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Colchester Historeum

Harmonica


Accession number: 10.5412
Date: before 2010
Materials: Wood and metal
Measurements: 10 cm L x 2.5 cm W x 1.5 cm Thick
Marks/Label:

Marked on both sides of the instrument: "MARINE BAND, M. Hohner, 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10"

Description: Wooden harmonica with metal strips down each side.
History of Use: Harmonica was purchased and used by Osborne Higgins of Crowe's Mills, NS. Mr. Higgins ran the sawmill in Crowe's Mills and was a talented musician who played many instruments. Mr. Higgins played the harmonica at church, home, and at local kitchen parties.
Manufacturer: M Hohner