Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Standard Radial pan, with narrow pale chamois topping, no radial pan-label.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: 32, twice, in top two small reed chambers of each pan.
Reed Pans Gasketry: Pale Chamois
Reed Pans Baffles: No
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 5 chamois-topped cork cross-pieces in small reed-chambers.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 4 chamois-topped cork cross-pieces in small reed-chambers.
Reeds Summary: Square-end Brass, with Brass tongues and screws, securing a brass cross-piece: this piece has Open-Sides to the screw areas, a feature that has been linked to early parts suppliers and manufacturers such as Nickolds, and appears on the early Joseph Scates concertinas: Geo Case took over the Scates business in 1851.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Brass
Reed Frame Shape: Square-ended
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two tall cheeese head brass screws per reed, holding down an open-sided brass cross-piece.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note-names
Reeds Sound Effects: No
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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.