Melodeon, German. No serial number. Both front panels labelled: 'Milano organetto, Pat. Holders DRGM 262041.' Metal corners stamped: 'Milano organetto, made in Germany.' Both bellows securing straps embossed: 'Milano organetto.' 11" x 6" diameter painted softwood ends, with unusual external end bolts mounted on lyre-shaped plaques. Right-hand has 2 rows (11 outer buttons, 10 inner buttons). Pearl buttons screwed onto wood levers under the fretwork pallet cover. Left-hand has 8 pearl tipped bass buttons in two rows, plus pearl tipped bass button and fretted end panel with 4 brass feet. Later leather hand and thumb straps. Thirteen-fold bellows, metal corners.
412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir
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