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Bargain Early Wheatstone 48 key


Type : English
Make : Wheatstone
Model : 48 Key Treble
Price : £1100
Concertina Description

This is a very early Wheatstone -number 7560. It has rosewood ends with the decorative inserts that were common on the best concertinas of that period. It has metal buttons and has later been fitted with a set of steel reeds and a new set of 5 fold bellows. These jobs were most likely done in the factory many years ago. It is in solid playing condition but is a little rougher in appearance than I usually like which is why I am selling it at about £300 less than a more perfect version. 

It has been fitted with new pads, valves and straps and tuned to concert pitch.

A couple of buttons have been replaced with ones that really do not match-the wood has wear and scratches  and the bellows-while airtight -are not to the original design and  are a little scuffed.

Not a stunning looking concertina but well worth the money.

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