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Lot 206: CHARLES WHEATSTONE (B GLOUCESTER 1802, D PARIS 1875) A FORTY-EIGHT BUTTON ENGLISH CONCERTINA

Est: £800 GBP - £1,200 GBP
Sotheby'sNovember 10, 2004London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

CHARLES WHEATSTONE (B GLOUCESTER 1802, D PARIS 1875) A FORTY-EIGHT BUTTON ENGLISH CONCERTINA LONDON, CIRCA 1857

fretted hexagonal rosewood endplates inlaid with brass floral motif, glass buttons, the Cs stained red, the accidentals black, five-fold green leather bellows with decorative papers and gilt tooling

labelled By Her Majesty's Letters Patent, C. Wheatstone, Inventor, 20 Conduit St., Regent St., London, serial number 10, 785

Quantity: 2

Dimensions

diameter 6 1/4 in., 15.9cm.

Artist or Maker

Notes

in case

Auction Details

Early Musical Instruments

by
Sotheby's
November 10, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

34-35 New Bond Street, London, LDN, W1A 2AA, UK