English system. Serial number 6898. Oval paper label: 'Louis Lachenal, Patent Concertina Manufacturer, London.' Labels on top: 'Joseph Scates, Manufacturer & Professor of the Concertina, No 26 College Green, Dublin' and 'Joseph Scates, Manufacturer & Professor of the Concertina, 15 Westmoreland Street.' 6 ¼" diameter rosewood ends with simple fretwork, white leather backing and bushed. Gilt embossed green leather straps with nickel screws. Five-fold grainy black leather bellows, black on white 'magic' pattern papers. Round end brass reeds, the circular pan label has a central overlay: 'Joseph Scates, Manufacturer and Importer of Musical Instruments, 27 College Green, Dublin.'
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