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Jew’s harp

Jew's harp (with packaging); a) harp carved from bamboo; flat piece of bamboo, thicker at one end, with tongue cut in middle; loop of red cotton string tied through thin end; red cotton string tied through hole in thick end, with wooden dowel tied to other end; b) package of plastic envelope containing piece of paper printed on one with with blue and black designs and picture of Jew's harp, Japanese characters and drawing of how to play Jew's harp on back.

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