412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Single action bass concertina. English system. Serial number 1762. Label absent. 11.88" long, 8" diameter. Thick rosewood ends, simple frets, bevelled in stretched hexagon format. 43 keys: 22 left-hand, 21 right-hand. Ivory with black accidentals. Black leather straps with nickel screws. Five-fold black leather bellows. Long square brass beds, screwed to under-action, double riveted tongues, reeds labelled in French tonic sol-fa, single action valves on under-action. Later hexagonal mahogany case of stretched hexagon form.

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