Extremely Rare, made in Wolcottville, Connecticut in the mid 1800s. A family heirloom. Curious to know the value pre and post-restoration.
It has been in the family estate for 4 generations.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An antique Victorian rosewood melodeon reed organ
made by Arvid Dayton, Wolcotville, CT, mid 19th Century (probably 1850-60)
The rectangular hinged top with rounded corners opening to an ebony and ivory keyboard with pierced music stand, raised on inverted conical legs ending in ball feet.
33 inches high, 50-7/8 inches long, 35-1/2 inches deep
CONDITION: client purports this is in excellent, pre-restoration condition
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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