Item Type: A 10-plus-2-Key Flutina or Accordéon Diatonique
Full Description: An 10-plus-2-Key "Flutina" or "Accordéon Diatonique".
An early model, with a pair of rise-and-fall brass sliders operating pearl
pallets leading to drone chordal reed-plates within. All pearl covers to the
keys are missing. The large brass left-hand air valve pallet is within a raised
scalloped wooden rim.
The instrument measures 91 x 279mm, has 4-fold bellows with flock-embossed
patterned papers. The instrument was sold from the Vichy (France)
Auction of historic Flutinas as Lot 187, 11th December 2010.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: C15.3.2-004