harmonica; box (containers)

Original box for 'Hot Potato' harmonichord by the Plastic Injecto Corporation of Union, New Jersey, USA, a subsidiary of the Wm Kraft Co. Original bubble package, where the instrument is marketed as ‘THE AMAZING HOT POTATO/MODEL 1-40/MADE IN AMERICA/THE NEW HARMONICHORD PLAYED WITH THE FINGERS/ Also can be played as a Harmonica/.../PLASTIC INJECTO COPR. UNION N.J. SUBSIDIARY OF WM. KRATT CO.’ Instructions printed on the back of the packaging.

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