The Marine Band 1896 harmonica is an excellent choice for professional blues players and enthusiasts alike. This instrument features covers that are fixed with screws for easy maintenance, reed plates fastened with nails, and a double lacquered comb made from pearwood. With its authentic blues sound and reduced swelling, the Marine Band 1896 is sure to deliver a clear, resonant tone that you'll love.
- Marine Band 1896 produces authentic blues sound with essentially the same body as the original patented 1896 design. It comes assembled with the covers fixed with screws for easy maintenance and the reed plates fastened with nails, just like the traditional style. Reduced swelling and clearer sound with a double lacquered comb made from pearwood help make this instrument sound even better. Enjoy the harmonica that legends such as Little Walter, John Lennon, Paul Butterfield and Bruce Springsteen made famous.
- As with the traditional style, the reed plates on the Marine Band 1896 are fastened with nails
- Creates the desired blues sound with curved covers and side vents
- Reduced swelling and clearer sound with a double lacquered comb made from pearwood
- Made famous by players from Little Walter to John Lennon, Paul Butterfield to Bruce Springsteen, and more
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