Item Type: Concertina
Case and Other
Main Case: Original hexagonal softwood case, clad in dark varnished linen, and with unusual shiny glazed fabric lining. No lock cartouche. Original leather and fabric-lined top-strap, unbroken (rare to find!) though small crack across leather
Main Case Shape: Hexagonal
Main Case Measurement: 181mm x 162mm tall
Main Case Material: Original hexagonal softwood case, clad in dark varnished linen, and with unusual shiny glazed fabric lining.
Main Case Inner Label: None
Main Case Lock: Inset 2-clasp brass lock.
Main Case Hinges: Two Brass hinges, each with four steel screws, stamped “P Moore Registered, 1843”.
Main Case Straps: Top strap present, and in fairly original condition. (very rare for top-straps to survive unbroken!).
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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.