412.132 Sets of free reeds

Polyphonia VIII triple harmonica consisting of three harmonicas attached by hinges. Inscribed and stamped on the top cover plate of the top harmonica: 'POLYPHONIA POLYPHONIA/MOLL TRADE MARK' (with various symbols) 'TRADE MARK'/MADE IN M.HOHNER GERMANY MADE IN M.HOHNER GERMANY/Bb F C G D A E B GES DES AS ES'. The bottom cover plates of the top, middle and bottom harmonicas inscribed and stamped: 'TRADE MARK TRADE MARK/' (various symbols)/'MADE IN GERMANY MADE IN GERMANY'. The middle harmonica inscribed and stamped on the top cover plate: 'POLYPHONIA POLYPHONIA/DUR TRADE MARK' (with various symbols) ''TRADE MARK'/MADE IN M.HOHNER GERMANY MADE IN M.HOHNER GERMANY/DES AS ES Bb F C G D A E B GES'/. The lower harmonica inscribed and stamped on the top cover plate: ' POLYPHONIA POLYPHONIA/SEPT TRADE MARK' (with various symbols) ''TRADE MARK'/MADE IN M.HOHNER GERMANY MADE IN M.HOHNER GERMANY/AS ES Bb F C G D A E B GES DES'. Steel cover plates, wooden combs. Chord/bass harmonica. 36 Chords, 144 holes. Plays minor, major and dominant 7th chords, blow-only chord harp, with separate bass note under each chord. Plays bass and chord accompaniment. A piece of green cord is attached.

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