Mouth Harp Mimicry

A special free offer with today's St. Patrick's Day edition. Sláinte. Mimicry: the action or skill of imitating someone or something especially in order to entertain or ridicule. (Oxford Living Dictionary) The harmonica is well known for it's imitation of the steam train, the hounds of the fox chase, sirens, chooks and babies crying for their … Continue reading Mouth Harp Mimicry

Aussie Models-Timeline

A timeline of Australian models (an attempt), as promised a while back. No no no, not that type of model, sorry! Australian brand harmonicas up to WWII. Like this.1890’s-The Scorcher (F A Rauner/Feldheim, Gotthelf & Co)-up to 1920 1895/99-The Melba (?/H S Chipman-TM 1895), Crack A Jack (F A Rauner?/?) 1896-Woolloomooloo Warbler (Seydel/Alberts) originally had … Continue reading Aussie Models-Timeline