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Lot 310: CHARLES WHEATSTONE (B GLOUCESTER 1802, D PARIS 1875) A FORTY-EIGHT BUTTON ENGLISH CONCERTINA

Est: £700 GBP - £1,000 GBPSold:
Sotheby'sNovember 25, 2003London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

CHARLES WHEATSTONE (B GLOUCESTER 1802, D PARIS 1875) A FORTY-EIGHT BUTTON ENGLISH CONCERTINA LONDON, 1845

ARTIST'S NATIONALITY
British

hexagonal amboyna endplates with pine-backed fretwork, bone buttons, the Cs stained red, the accidentals stained black, four-fold green leather bellows with decorative papers,

labelled By his Majesty's Letter Patent, C. Wheatstone, 20, Conduit St., Regent St., London and bearing the serial number 1195

Dimensions

diameter 6 1/4in., 15.9cm.

Artist or Maker

Literature

According to the Wheastone ledgers in the Horniman Museum, London, the purchaser of this instrument was a Mr. Vaughn or Vaughan

Notes

in case

Auction Details

Early Musical Instruments

by
Sotheby's
November 25, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

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