Item Type: Concertina
Case and Other
Main Case: Original square case, of velvet-lined plywood clad in stitched brown leather, with inner mounting cradle. Leather top strap, and a simple clasp lock with a drop-down clasp on lid edge, with original key. The case contains the original letter from the US owner, with details of the person who sent it to the USA.
Main Case Shape: Square case, of velvet-lined plywood clad in stitched brown leather.
Main Case Measurement: 210 x 198 x 202mm tall
Main Case Material: Square lined plywood, clad in leather.
Main Case Inner Label: A gilt lettered oval red paper label from " C. Wheatstone & Co, Inventors, patentees & Manufacturers, Concertinas and Ĉolas, 15, West Street, Charing Cross Road, London W.C.2".
Main Case Lock: A single clasp lock and drop-down clasp on lid edge, with original key
Main Case Hinges: Inner leather hinges to lid.
Main Case Straps: Original Thick leather top strap and buckle.
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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.