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412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

English system. Serial number 7339. Oval paper label: 'By Her Majesty's Letters Patent, C. Wheatstone, Inventor, 20 Conduit St., Regent St., London.' 5.94" diameter flat simple rosewood ends, glazed cardboard backing. 32 keys: 16 each side. Ivory with black accidentals, stamped. Leather straps with brass screws. Four-fold black leather bellows with gold star papers. Round-end brass reeds with single large rivet, and white leather lined pans.

English-system concertina. Flat rosewood ends, 5.94in/151mm across parallel sides; simple frets with glazed cardboard backing. 32 ivory buttons: 16 each side, with black accidentals, stamped. Round-end brass reeds with single large rivet, white leather lined pans. Four-fold black leather bellows with gold star papers. Leather straps with brass screws. Oval paper label: ‘By Her Majesty’s Letters Patent/C. Wheatstone/Inventor/20 Conduit St., Regent St./London’. Serial number: 7339.

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