English system tenor concertina. Serial number 1389. Oval paper label: 'By Her Majesty's Letters Patent, C. Wheatstone, Inventor, 20 Conduit St., Regent St., London.' 6.5 inches rosewood ends. Fretwork with pine backing. 43 ivory buttons, black accidentals, stamped with note names. Green leather straps with nickel screws. Five-fold green leather bellows with gold star papers. Square-end nickel reeds, single action with central leather valve.
The following information is recorded regarding the purchase of this instrument in the ledgers of the Wheatstone & Co. concertina factory (http://www.horniman.info): 9 Sep 1847: B Taylor Esq. (C104a, p.71)