Item sold on 2016-11-23 - Shipped on 2016-12-01
Shipper: METROPOLITAN (844-546-5288 ext 275)
A genuine rosewood melodeon is the ancestor of the reed or pump organ, and dates from about 1850. Signed "Treat Linsley & Co., New Haven, Connecticut," it has strong bellows and plays.
The problem is that there is dust in some of the brass reeds, which can stick or not play at all, listen to the recording. We have not disassembled them for inspection or cleaning. Keys are original ivory on this American made musical instrument. An iron right pedal works the bellows, the left "swell" pedal increases volume. The finish has warm antique patina but has touchups and some sun fading plus losses to the edge banding, see photos. The pierced rosewood music desk is or original.
Size when closed to a table or console is 56" wide, 23" deep and 32" tall.
See 30 photos on Harp Gallery website that enlarge to full screen size.
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