Item Type: Concertina
Bellows Summary: 5-Fold Lachenal-designed leather bellows, with delicate gilt-embossed leather on the bellows-frames. An early appearance of the new gold and green floral-patterned bellows papers, with special panel having the Wheatstone & Co label.
Bellows Inside Material: Normal white bellows hinges.
Inner Bellows Cradle: A new provision of Twelve triangular mounts (all spread equally around the the inner bellows-frame) to support the reed-pan
Bellows Folds and Features: 5-Fold Lachenal-designed leather bellows, with delicate gilt-embossed leather on the bellows-frames. The bellows have gold and green floral-patterned bellows papers, with a special panel having the Wheatstone & Co label.
Bellows Leather colour: Dark Green leather, with ornate gilt-embossing patterns.
Bellows Outside Labels: The bellows paper nearest to the bottom of the LH bellows-frame is printed with a full Wheatstone label, "Wheatstone, Inventors & Patentees, 20 Conduit St, Regent St, London". An early appearance of this Bellows Label in the Collection's Wheatstones.
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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.