Diatonic bandoneon, 'Majestic,' Germany. No serial number. Metal grille covering air-valve is fretworked 'Majestic.' 8.12" x 9" diameter rosewood veneered ends, metal edged chamfered covers with fancy lyres inlaid into them. Four metal-rimmed air vents in top panels. Fancy fretwork. 51 pearl tipped wood keys, in rows of three: left-hand 24, right-hand 27, with chromed air lever, and gold note numbers impressed next to each button. Buckled leather hand strap on raised and shaped hand bar. Fifteen-fold bellows with metal edge, with two thick folds having strap fixings, with gold circle and blue papers. Steel reed tongues on zinc plates.
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