Hohner Marine Band 1896 Classic Harmonica (Assorted Keys)

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MSRP: $58.00 $41.99 Save : $16.01 (28%)
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MSRP: $58.00 $41.99 Save : $16.01 (28%)
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Internationally recognized by players for its simple beauty and resonant tone, this is the most famous harmonica in the world. The pearwood body, solid brass plates and patented cover design produce a musical quality that, when first heard in 1896, brought the Marine Band immediate popularity. This is the model that helped to create the sound of the Blues, Country, Folk and Rock. 10 single holes, 20 reeds, length: 4".

Due to health regulations this item may not be returned.

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  • Harmonica
Series Marine
Model Marine Band Harmonica

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5.0

Still the One

By Lenny

from Scottsdale AZ

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Rich Sound
  • Warm Tone

Cons

  • Does require tweaking

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment
  • Jazz Clubs
  • School Bands
  • Small Venues
  • Soundtracks
  • Symphonies
  • Utility

Comments about Hohner Marine Band Harmonica:

I have been playing for many years and always return to the hohner MB.I have also played and own, Lee Oskars,Suzuki,Huang,Seydel,Hering and a couple oddballs I'd just like to forget about. After extensive research and experimentation,I've found it worthwhile to invest some time in "hotrodding" the harps. In my opinion,the MB has the best tone and is best for overblows and overdraws when properly prepped. Info on different procedures may be found on most harmonica sites. Anyone with any kind of basic wood and metal working skills can easily fine tune these harps to be truly fine instruments. If you want the real deal in a harmonica, why not go with the original?

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1.0

Marine Band Quality

By Little Silas

from Goodlettsville, TN

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • none

Cons

  • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

Best Uses

  • None

Comments about Hohner Marine Band Harmonica:

The Marine Band harmonica quality has really gone down. I tried the Special 20, and the same thing. Lee Oskar is a little better but not much. I'm going to try the Bushman.

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Marine Band 1896 Classic Harmonica (Assorted Keys)

Hohner harmonicas are warranted to be free from manufacturing defects and properly tuned at the time of purchase. Any instrument found to contain manufacturing defects or other noticeable imperfections will be, at Hohner's option, repaired or replaced at no charge providing the harmonica is shipped prepaid to the Hohner Service Center.

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