English system. Serial number 5954 (end, pan and bellows - probably G Jones parts put together by T Shakespeare). Oval stamp on right-hand end: 'T Shakespeare, Maker, 100 Oakley St, SE.' 6.5" diameter flat nickel ends, fancy frets, bevelled flush to edge, bushed action frames crudely perforated. 48 flat nickel buttons. Later crude leather straps, aluminium strap metals and finger rests with one brass screw on left-hand. Five-fold crude leather bellows with gold star papers. Round-end steel reeds in 'Broad' Jones style.
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