412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Accordeon. No serial number. Rectangular blue label with gold lettering on bellows of instrument: 'William Prowse, late Keith Prowse & Co, Manufacturer of Musical Instruments, 48 Cheapside, London.' Identical label in lid of box, with two stamps in wood of left-hand: 'Keith Prowse & Co, 48 Cheapside, London.' 15" x 5.25" diameter rosewood veneer ends, with stained mouldings, brass and pearl floral inlays, and lightwood purfling. Left-hand has a large nickel air lever with fancy handle, plus six brass feet on hand frame, and two articulated bass levers. Right-hand has 24 square pearl keys (12 on each row) and two snakehead palm levers controlling drones, one with nickel cage. 26 pearl pallets (one missing). Five-fold silver papered bellows with blue Prowse label. Brass beds, brass single riveted tongues, pen ink label: 'D22'.

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