Item Type: Concertina
Summary: Later style, less intricate pattern of hexagonal flat two-ply rosewood fretwork, with embouchures for maker's label and for a serial number (both present). The divided end arrangments of Fretwork frame and action frame are of radial grained, rosewood.
End Shape: Hexagonal
End Sides: Six
End Material: Two-ply rosewood with fine and near perfect fretting, of a somewhat less intricate pattern to earlier models.
End Bolts: Deep profile cheese-head brass bolts - first use of these more conventional bolts in the early Wheatstones in the Collection.
Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval to RH, shield-shaped to LH (showing serial No).
Strap Screw-insert type: Inset rectangular brass screw-fittings to side, each secured by two steel screws.
Finger-rest: More standard format curved-end brass finger-rests, no trace of leather cladding, three securing screws.
Fret Condition: Very fine
Damage Summary: Good condition, some chips to case.
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
This page created Tuesday 14 February 2012.