English system. Serial number 497. Oval paper label: 'Joseph Scates, Manufacturer, 32 New Bond Street, London.' 6.19" diameter flat rosewood ends, simple frets, pine backing, strap metals missing. 48 keys: 24 each side. Ivory with black accidentals, stamped and bushed. No straps, metals or screws. Later six-fold black leather bellows. Square-end brass reeds, 3 repair dates on right-hand pan: 20.12.56, 27.8.59, 18.10.60.
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