412.132-62 Sets of free reeds with flexible air reservoir

Miniature duet system concertina. Serial number 25425. Stamp on right-hand metal end: 'Wheatstone', and on left-hand: '25425'. 2.75" diameter octagonal flat chrome/nickel, frets flush to edge. Four bolts each end. Ivory position marked on right-hand top side. 14 keys: 7 each side, of bone. No straps fitted. Eight-fold black leather bellows. Round-end brass reeds. Instrument belonged to R. "Curly" Childs, Sheffield Concertina Band.

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