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Abraham Prescott, Rocking Melodian, c.1845, Concord


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Also known as a lap organ, this rocking melodeon has a reddish-painted pine box, a maple body, and two figured maple covers with four vent holes each. Decorative rings at their borders are chipped on two holes. There are twenty-nine natural buttons, twenty buttons for accidentals, and a baffle lever marked with Prescott?s name. The maple body measures: 22-1/2″ x10-1/2″. The bellows are in need of restoration.