MacCann duet system. Serial number 2653 (ends and pans), 5659 (bellows). Ends have etched scroll label: 'Lachenal & Co., Makers, London.' 7.44" diameter twelve-sided raised chromed nickel ends, fully fretted inset to edge, two action edge segments missing. 56 keys: 25 left-hand, 30 right-hand, + 1 air. Contemporary black leather straps, on hollowed hand bars, with screw clips and one im-pearl [?] securing fillet. Nine-fold black leather bellows. Round end steel reeds, oval stamp on action: 'R. Whitten for Concertinas Dulwich.'
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