From the birth of the blues, the Marine Band 1896 has been a constant musical fixture. Played by iconic figures such as Little Walter, Paul Butterfield, and Bob Dylan, it remains the top choice for the top professional, as well as aspiring musicians around the globe. Relying upon over a century of German craftsmanship and tradition, this harmonica has been universally recognized for its full tone, musical range, and distinctive wood comb. Let your musical expression be a part of the continuing Marine Band legacy.
SPECIFICATIONS: 10-hole diatonic Standard (Richter) tuning Reeds: 20 Reedplates: Brass; 0.9 mm Pearwood comb Length: 10cm
Hohner harmonicas feature: Improved reed profiles to increase reed life by over 200% Precision die punches to ensure reed plates with unparalleled air tightness Improved tuning accuracy (through investment in innovative new tools) Extremely stable stainless steel covers that won't tarnish and are easy to clean Dynamic range and highest volume of most any commercially made harmonica Super-fast response at all volume levels Easily adjustability for overblows A unique Hohner sound that is a tone benchmark for blues, folk, and rock