412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

English system concertina. Serial number 26393. Oval paper label: 'C. Wheatstone & Co. Inventors, Patentees and Manufacturers, 15 West Street, Charing Cross Road, London W.C.' 6.25 inches flat stained wood ends, simple fretwork, bevelled, muslin backing. 48 keys, wide-spaced: 24 each side, domed, chromed, bushed. Later straps, small chromed screws. Five-fold dark leather bellows with gold octagon style green papers.

The following information is recorded regarding the purchase of this instrument in the ledgers of the Wheatstone & Co. concertina factory (http://www.horniman.info): 2 Oct 1914: No 4 Rosewood polished (special wide fingering) 36 (SD01, p.56)

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