Early English Concertina. Unnamed.
Buttons: 48 Stained red/black and marked with note values on whites.
Bellows: four-fold. Dark green with starburst papers. Bellows are sound.
Serial number: 112
Reeds: brass in brass shoes with squared ends, stamped with note values. Valves cut square as per original.
Condition: excellent internal and external condition. Fully restored on a historical basis by Andrew Norman in 2016. Plays at modern concert pitch. Sweet tone, not loud.
Case: Victorian scientific instrument case with sliding top and handle. Name card of owner pasted in the top: Daniel Whitelaw, Glasgow.
The name of the maker cannot be ascertained; but Andrew Norman thought is resembled work by William Dove.
1,700 pounds sterling. Estimated shipping to Europe, USA or Australia: 80 pounds.