The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-191.

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Item Type: Concertina

Summary Labels and Serial Numbers End Frets Fingering System Straps and Holding Devices Fret Baffle Action Board Reeds and Reed Pans Bellows Case and Other

End Frets

Summary: Flat ebony-two-ply veneer, hand-cut, with fancy floral pearl inlays to each corner, veneered frames, with an annular ring of fret-work. Many Geo Case and Geo Case/Boosey's Instruments have a range of "close but different" numbers on their various parts, but this is the only one in which each of the ends has a different serial number.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 154mm

End-Profile: Flat

End Material: Two-ply ebony-veneered ends, pearl corner inlays.

End Bolts: Short, domed cheese-head brass, many corroded, 3 sheared.

Fret Pattern: Standard Case pattern

Label Embouchure Pattern: Scalloped Cartouche

Strap Screw-insert type: Inset circular brass disc with one steel securing screw.

Finger-rest: Brass sheet, well-clad in original green leather.

Fret Condition: Good

Damage Summary: Top case strap missing.

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The Concertina Museum Collection

Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams

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