Melodeon, Germany circa 1900. No serial number. Bellows frames stamped in silver: 'Champion Gloria Patent Resonator. Separate screwed reed plates, improved reed system, extra broad reeds, finest German manufacture.' 10.38" x 5.75" diameter black painted wood ends, metal bound corners. Right-hand: 10 pearl capped keys each operating level pallets, four reed bank knobs. Left-hand: 2 ivory tipped bass buttons, 1 air valve. Leather thumb strap, fabric hand strap. Eleven-fold bellows, central fold thicker. Metal edged, gold star papers. Brass reeds.
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