412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Bass concertina, double action. English system. Serial number 32308. Label absent. Raised ebony ends, much worn, with 'New Model' style fretwork, bevelled edge. 35 keys: 17 left-hand, 18 right-hand, silver tipped nickel, bushed. Black leather straps with nickel screws. Six-fold black leather bellows with 2 pairs of valve holes in front lower frame, two brass-lined valve holes in rear lower frame. Long squared brass beds, screwed to pans, double screwed steel tongues, pan is fitted in two unequal parts. Ex-Ashton-under-Lyne Concertina Band. Converted from a single action instrument by the addition of a set of reeds. The bellows still have the valve openings present.

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