CUSTOM HARMONICAS FOR SALE

Custom Diatonic Models:

Custom Hohner Marine Band 1896

Inspired by the legacy customs of the Flisko guild harmonica builders and those who have carried on tradition using the Classic Marine Band 1896 as the base build for the custom harmonica.

Features:  Sealed Pearwood comb,  (other custom comb materials & upgrades available upon request), sanded corners and polished for comfort.  All reed plate and cover plate nails replaced with bolted assembly. Back cover plates opened up for projection.  Additional custom upgrades include flat sanding of draw plate and comb, full slot embossing, slot optimization, re profiling and gapping of reeds and other enhancements.  Final intonation and professional tuning is to 19 Limit Just Intonation (using a Peterson Auto Strobe Tuner) for smooth traditional blues chords and melody playing.


Custom Marine Band Model (Pearwood comb or Black Corian Comb included):
Please contact info@opendoorprod.com for current pricing, ordering, and payment options.

Options/ Upgrades-

Comb upgrades  (for brass or other comb options, please contact for pricing and availability).

 


Custom Hohner Special 20


Features:

Factory comb,  (or other recessed or “tin sandwich style” custom comb materials & upgrades available upon request), sanded corners and polished for comfort.   Additional custom upgrades include opening of cover plate backs, flat sanding of draw plate, full slot embossing, slot optimization, re profiling and gapping of reeds and other enhancements.  Final intonation and professional tuning is to 19 Limit Just Intonation (using a Peterson Auto Strobe Tuner) for smooth traditional blues chords and melody playing.


 

 Custom Hohner Marine Band Deluxe/ Crossover

Custom Marine Band Deluxe or Crossover (Pearwood comb or Black Corian Comb included):

Options/ Upgrades-  (see upgrades listed above for the Marine Band 1896.  Same pricing applies).


 Custom Hohner Marine Band 364- 12 Hole

Custom Marine Band 364  (Sealed Pearwood comb – Keys C, D, G, or C Solo tuned)

Options/ Upgrades-  (most upgrades listed above for the Marine Band 1896 apply).

Add Dymondwood comb:

When Sonny Boy Williamson II played his well known piece Bye Bye Bird, the harmonica he used was a model called the Echo Vamper. This was the British version of the Marine Band 364 offered here, the construction of which has not changed since with the exception of the cover engravings.


 Custom Hohner Marine Band 365- 14 Hole

Custom Marine Band 365  (Sealed Pearwood comb – Keys C, G,)

Options/ Upgrades-  (most upgrades listed above for the Marine Band 1896 apply).

Add Dymondwood comb:

This model is basically the same as the Marine Band 364, but the upper register is extended for two more holes to provide additional high notes.


 Custom Hohner Marine Band 365 SBS- 14 Hole

Custom Marine Band 365  SBS (Sealed Pearwood comb – Keys A, C, D, F, G)

Options/ Upgrades-  (most upgrades listed above for the Marine Band 1896 apply).

Add Dymondwood comb:

In contrast to the Marine Band models listed above,  this interesting model designed by highly regarded harp player and author Steve Baker features a tonal range which is extended downwards by repeating the note configuration normally found in holes 1-3 one octave lower. This permits draw note bending over a far greater range and enables the player to use all registers of the instrument.

*  Please contact info@opendoorprod.com for current pricing, ordering, and payment options.

* * Pricing subject to changes dependent upon materials, base cost of harmonica, and addition of custom optional upgrades.  Shipping and handling fees will be added to total order.  CA orders subject to 7.5 % sales tax.

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