412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Melodeon, probably German, 1880s. No serial number. No label. 12.25" x 7.5" diameter thick rosewood veneered ends, with front and top panels and hand bar inlaid with pearl flowers and brass wires, with some bone strips. Right-hand: 21 pearl tipped keys in rows of 11 and 10, on stepped keyboard, screwed on wood levers, including a wide range of home-made replacement pearl tips. Left-hand: 16 pearl tipped bass buttons, in two rows on stepped keyboard, with long wooden air lever. No bass buttons, in two row on stepped keyboard with long wooden air lever. Sixteen-fold fabric edged bellows, with metal-framed corners and external frame clips.

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