MacCann duet aeola. Serial number 32339. Double oval brass plate label: 'Manufacturers, C. Wheatstone & Co., London.' Number on similar plate on the left-hand. 7.44" octagon, raised ebonised ends, fancy frets, muslin backing. A veneer panel missing from edge. 58 keys: 25 left-hand, 31 right-hand (1 right-hand key and air-valve absent). Later hide straps on hand bars with screw and clip and bone fillet. Six-fold black leather bellows. Round-end steel reeds.
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