Seydel 1847 Noble Metal-Comb Harmonica (16501-)

Seydel 1847 Noble Metal-Comb Harmonica (16501-)

Code: seydel-1847-noble-harmonica



Product Description


Some Octave Low or High Keys
and less common keys are
Special Order Items & add 2-4 weeks.
- Most standard keys should be in stock -
(Contact us first if you have a question)

List Price: $130.83       You Save: $20.98

The 1847 NOBLE is the consequently enhanced development of the successful 1847 Blues models with stainless steel reeds.

Features include:
  • new coverplates; matted stainless steel covers with side-vents (openings on both sides) - optimized sound projection and distribution of airflow if playing fully cupped
  • cone-shaped lower coverplate for low keys (LF to LC) - minimized reed rattling in holes 1 and 2 draw, even if played hard
  • new comb accurately milled from aluminum, anodized in black and with the SEYDEL logo laser-engraved on the back - superb air-tightness and improved handling due to the greater weight of the instrument
  • new tactile oval key stickers- hard wearing and removes the danger of holding the instrument the wrong way round, even in the dark
  • approved corrosion-free fine-cut reedplates made of German Silver fixed with stainless steel screws - extremely close tolerances between slot and reed for best possible tone control for the player
  • precisely factory adjusted, pitch-stable and durable reeds and rivets both made of Stainless Steel - optimal tone response and a full sound.

Dave Gage Review: This is a metal comb version of the Seydel 1847 line. The stainless steel reeds and reed plates are identical to the Seydel 1847 Classic, but with a metal comb. If you enjoy the Seydel 1847 Classic but prefer an aluminum comb, then this is the model for you.

Personally, I don't see much in the way of advantages of the metal comb (or plastic comb for that matter) as long as a wood comb model is completely sealed (which the 1847 Classic is). The sibling to this model is the Seydel 1847 Silver which has a plastic comb. Of the three, I like the sealed wood comb, but all 3 models include the stainless steel reeds and great playability.