English system. Serial number 10728. Oval paper label: 'By Her Majesty's Letters Patent, C. Wheatstone, Inventor, 20 Conduit St., Regent St., London.' 6.25" diameter rosewood ends with simple fretwork, white leather backing, bevelled edge and brass inlays. 48 silver capped nickel buttons, bushed. Green leather straps, gold embossed and nickel screws. Five-fold green leather bellows with green and gold scroll papers and the leather gold embossed. Round-end brass reeds with circular paper reed pan label.
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