Item Type: Concertina
Action Board Summary: The instrument's Action is made up of split scroll-topped brass with vertical slot, Wound-brass springs, and brass-sheet levers of "Chidley Lever Type 1" pattern, broader within the pivot area, and the pallets are now circular pale cardboard, with those to the bass notes of a larger size.
Action Board Pivot: A split scroll-topped brass with vertical slot,
Action Board Levers: Brass sheet levers, thicker through pivot slot, of "Chidley Lever Type 1" pattern,
Action Board Springs: Brass
Action Board Pallets: The pallets are of circular pale cardboard, a material used on almost all subsequent instruments.
Action Board Securing-screw pattern: Trio of wooden cylindrical supports receiving the three screws from strap, finger-rest and top fret area.
Action Board Sub-fret-board Supports: 3 Rectangular chamois-topped pillars
Action Board Labels: Ink stamp of Rock Chidley, amidst the lines of natural keys.
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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.