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  1. Hohner 1896BX-MA Marine Band, Minor A
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  2. Hohner 1896BX-MA Marine Band, Minor A

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (3 reviews)
    Price R1114.00

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Product Description

  • Key of A Harmonic Minor
  • Single laquered pear wood comb
  • Arched stainless steel covers with side vents, nailed
  • Available in all major keys plus special tunings
  • Handmade
Additional Information

The One, The Only, The Original. 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.


Hohner diatonic 14 day replacement and 90 day harmonica warranty - hohner harmonicas and melodicas 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 replaced at no charge provided the harmonica is returned to the place of purchase within 14 days of the original purchase date. concurrently the instrument will be, at hohner's option repaired or replaced provided the harmonica is shipped to the hohner service center within 90 days of the original purchase. proof of purchase and service form is required. click here to submit a harmonica for warranty service. this warranty excludes all consequential damages. it does not cover damages resulting from accident, misuse, normal wear and tear or tampering. some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. this warranty gives you specific legal rights. you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Got this on sale so I could test it. This tuning style is very cool. This is a Natural minor tuned version and sounds somber and sad. Think of Russian and Eastern Europe. As for the construction. It's a German made Hohner. Plays in tune and projects easily. Bends very nicely and feels good in the hand. The back is a little sharp as it's bent and not rounded like a Special 20. The reed plate isn't recessed and is nailed to the wood comb so repairing might be difficult. If the Special 20 could be order in this type of tuning i would get a couple in different keys. For now it's fun to play just for the sound of the chords.
Fabulous harmonica! Wish I had known about the Minor Key harmonicas a long time ago. I would've bought them all. You can play anything on them.
Excellent sound quality!!
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