What Are Some Styles of Marine Band Harmonicas?


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Hohner's Marine Band harmonicas come in several different models, including the 1896, the 365, the Deluxe and the Thunderbird. The Marine Band 1896 harmonica is perhaps the most well-known product from the line. Musicians Bob Dylan, Little Walter and Paul Butterfield have all played the 1896 style.

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The Hohner Marine Band 1896 harmonica is available in all of the major keys and has a pearwood comb, stainless steel cover and 20 classic reeds. The Marine Band 365 harmonica is a 14-channel instrument available in the keys of C and G. The Deluxe harmonica features a triple-lacquered comb for greater volume and response, and is available in all of the major keys. The Thunderbird is a 10-hole harmonica with a laminated bamboo comb that creates low notes without rattle.

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