Home / Forums / General melodica discussion / Hohner Melodica, classic versus new / Reply To: Hohner Melodica, classic versus new Reply To: Hohner Melodica, classic versus new January 21, 2015 at 3:58 am #3817 Alan BrintonParticipant I thought you’d know. I have been trying to get responses from Hohner and the Hohner Harmonica Museum about the dates for these models, but no luck so far. Great prices. If only we’d known at the time. And had the money. But let’s see, in 1969 you could get a new VW Beetle for $1,800. But my ex wouldn’t let me buy one.