412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Miniature concertina. Anglo-German system. No serial number. Oval stamp on bellows frame: 'Steel Reeds, Made in Germany.' Right-hand end stamped: 'The Liliputian, Made in Saxony.' 4.25" diameter flat mahogany ends. Well fretted. 21 keys: 10 each side + 1 air, all but air button absent, bone tipped wood glued to levers. Later right-hand straps of leather. Left-hand straps absent. Five-fold black leather bellows with black stars and spots on white papers. Steel reed on plates.

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