The Hohner Marine Band 1896 Classic harmonica is the original blues harmonica. Today it is still manufactured in much the same way as when it was first introduced in 1896. Its uniquely authentic sound has defined the role of the harmonica in the blues tradition and made it the benchmark by which all others are judged.
The archetypal blues harmonica with the traditional HOHNER tuning.
- Original cover design from 1896 ensures the classic blues sound
- Greatly reduced swelling behaviour through double-coated pear wood comb
- Reeds: 20 Brass
- Reed Plates: 0.9mm brass
- Comb: Pearwood, brown
- Mouthpiece: pearwood lacquered
- Cover surface: Stainless steel
- Check the Key for additional tuning options: Natural Minor & Harmonic Minor