English system. Serial number 296, pans 251, bellows 277 (circa 1845). Scalloped oval paper label: 'George Case Manufacturer and Professor of the concertina, 32 New Bond Street (Late Joseph Scates) London.' 6.12" diameter, amboyna ends, with foliate fretwork and pine backing, flat. 48 ivory buttons, black accidentals, stamped and bushed. Later brown leather straps with nickel screws. Four-fold green leather bellows with blue hexagon and gold star dimpled papers. Round-end brass reeds with frame sizes inked on pans.
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