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US Design Patent 37266

Granted in 1904 to Ferdinand Strauss of Yonkers, New York, the perfect harmonica to help a Wild West gunslinger relax after a stressful gunfight. Seydel later produced this design under the name "Glee Club Harp" (picture from Seydel's 1923 catalog):

Seydel also made a version with the name "American Marksman", which seems a somewhat more apt name for a pistol shaped harmonica than "Glee Club Harp".


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