412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

English system. Serial number 11457. Rough oval paper label: 'C Wheatstone's Patent Concertina, London' (a wording never used by the Wheatstone firm). 6 ¼" diameter mahogany ends, pine backing, simple fretwork, flat, simple wood screws. 48 keys, ivory with black accidentals, stamped. Left-hand green leather strap, right-hand missing. Brass screws. Four-fold green leather bellows, white with unusual pattern of gold stars and circles. Round end brass reeds, circular pan label: 'Louis Lachenal, 8 Lit James St, Bedford Row.'

English-system concertina. Flat mahogany ends, 6.25in/159mm across parallel sides. Simple fretwork with pine backing. 48 buttons, ivory with black accidentals, stamped. Round-end brass reeds. Four-fold green leather bellows, white with unusual pattern of gold stars and circles. Left-hand green leather strap, right-hand strap missing. Brass screws. Circular pan label: Louis Lachenal, 8 Lit James St, Bedford Row; Rough oval paper label: C Wheatstone's Patent Concertina, London; (a wording never used by the Wheatstone firm). Serial number 11457.

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