412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Melodeon. No serial number. Large labels on bellows: 'The Nonpareil Universal Melodeon with patent visible double valves, manufactured in Germany for Campbell & Co. Joint Patentees. Broad steel reeds, gold medal 1891 Glasgow, 116 Trongate Glasgow.' Metal corners embossed: 'Universal melodeon.' 10.5" x 5.5" diameter black wood ends, embossed. Right-hand has 10 black plastic keys, white plastic levers, metal pallets, double row knobs, two metal reed bank knobs and a tremolo knob. Left-hand has 2 bass and 1 air buttons. Worn thumb hand straps. Nine-fold bellows: central fold thickest. Gilt trim on frames, gold stars on black papers. Brass reeds.

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