Item Type: Concertina
Labels and Serial Numbers
Label Within Cartouche on chamois baffle: Oval paper label, beneath scalloped Cartouche on white leather sub-frets baffle.
Other Serial Numbers: No 1853 on pans and the bellows-frame.
Serial Number Under Frets: No 1853 (end-frames and action), not visible from exterior.
Serial Number On Side of end: An additional number "1468" is stamped on the outside of lower bout on the LH action frame, possibly a Boosey Stock Control Number?
Serial Number On Action Board: No 2950 on inner fret frames and on the rims of action frames.
Serial Number On Pans: 1853, twice on top chambers of outer pan-faces.
Serial Number On Bellows Frame: 1853, adjacent to top triangular reed-pan support, with a Batch Number "100" on the top pan support.
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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.