History Detectives

Theremin

Clip: Season 8 Episode 2 | 16m 48s

A man from New Mexico bought a theremin, one of the first electronic instruments off e-Bay. When his theremin arrived, our contributor found an unusual document tacked to the inside of the cabinet. The letterhead paper bore the address to the Theremin Studios in New York City. Does our contributor have one of the fewer than a dozen instruments in the U.S. that Leon Theremin built himself?

Aired: 06/27/10

Rating: TV-G

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