412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

English system. Serial number 20752 (ends, Lachenal), 6762 (pans, Wheatstone) - assembled by Howson. Two oval paper labels: 'Howson's Steel Reeds, 45 Goosegate, Nottingham.' 6.19" diameter flat simple rosewood ends, beveled, white leather backing. 48 keys: 24 each side. Flat brass, bushed. Left-hand strap absent, right-hand strap later, with nickel screws. Five-fold gilt embossed green leather bellows with green/gold arabesque papers. Repair dates inside: '2.3.87' and '23.9.88'. Round end steel reeds, pan has circular label: 'Wheatstone & Co Patentees, 20 Conduit St, Regent St, London.'

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