412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

English system. Serial number 608 (ends), 582 (pans), 580 (bellows), 580 scratched side mark. Made by George Case, oval paper label reads: 'From W Davis, 50 Broad Street, Bloomsbury, London,' overlaid with a similar label. Both overlaid on George Case's label.
6.12" diameter flat rosewood ends, simple, shiny dark paper backing.
48 keys: 24 each side, silver tipped metal, bushed.
Original black leather straps with nickel screws.
Five-fold green leather bellows with full gold stamping, green and gold papers. Ink label in bellows: 'Steel Notes, Made by W Davis, 50 Broad St, Bloomsbury, 40.11.89.' Similar ink lettered label on left-hand pan.
Round-end brass reeds.

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