English system. Serial number 295 (1855-60). Scalloped oval paper label: 'Joseph Scates, Manufacturer & Professor of the Concertina, 28 Westmoreland Street, Dublin.' 6.12" diameter amboyna ends with foliate fretwork and net backing, flat. 48 ivory buttons, black accidentals, stamped and bushed. Green leather straps with nickel screws. Four-fold green leather bellows with gold star and blue hexagon papers. Round-end brass reeds, pans signed 'J Scates, Dublin.'
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