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US Patent 173991

Take a look at this zither-like instrument. Guess what is supposed to fit into that slot, marked 15 in the diagram? You guessed it.

Issued in 1929 to Fred C. Peslin of Oakland, California, this is yet another variation on the Harp-O-Chord theme, an instrument "that will add to the harmony and augment the music played by the ordinary harmonica".

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