armonica – The People´s Instrument. The uniquesound of the harmonica has struck a chord in thehearts of people around the world for over 150years. Today it is at home in an astounding varietyof musical styles. It has lent its inimitable sound tocountless rock and pop hits, is a long-time favoritein blues and folk and has also found a firm placein jazz and in classical music. Ever since the com-pany was founded in 1857, Hohner – the world´slargest manufacturer of high-quality harmonicas –has played a decisive role in the process. This isreflected in our present-day commitment to anongoing program of research and development inorder to continually improve quality and sound of our instruments and to present a product rangewhich is geared to the requirements of the market.To this end we have for many years pursued a suc-cessful policy of long-term cooperation with topprofessional players. The combination of state-of-the-art production technology with traditionalcraftsmanship and know-how based on decades of experience, ensures that we will be able to main-tain our high standards of quality in the future.Special brass alloys for the production of the finestquality reeds and the use of high-precision punch-es and milling tools guarantee long-lastinginstru-ments, with the uniqueHohner sound and easy response of the individual notes in every register. It´seasy to see why literally millions of players allover the world – young and old, from completebeginners to virtuoso performers – choose Hohnerharmonicas. This catalogue is intended not only toinform you about the individual models and theirtechnical specifications, but also to serve as aguide in order to help you find themodel or models best suited toyour purposes.