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Mouth organ

Toy trumpet, free reed instrument. Brass body, once coiled. With six cylinders protruding from bell stem, designed to imitate Périnet valves, but the domed touches control the flow of air to the free reeds. Mouthpiece marked: 'Made in France'. Stamped on body: 'Marque depose D & C made in France'. Stamped on bell: 'Francaise Fabrique D & C Made in France'.

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  • Materials:metal, copper alloy
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  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements: overall: 151 x 101 x 85 mm