Item Type: Concertina
Summary: Highly figured Rosewood ends, matte re-varnish, with chamfered edges and floral brass corner inlays.
End Shape: Hexagonal
End Sides: Six
End Diameter: 157.5mm
End-Profile: Flat, single-layer rosewood, chamfered edges
End Material: Single-ply bevelled edge rosewood ends, with side panels of ends and action frame of rosewood veneer.
End Bolts: Medium cheese-head domed pale brass bolts, securing the fretwork end to the action frame and bellows.
Fret Pattern: Standard Louis Lachenal 1850s pattern
Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval embouchure for maker's label and slightly scalloped one for a serial number (both present).
Strap Screw-insert type: Inset circular brass disc with one steel securing screw.
Finger-rest: Brass sheet, clad in most of the contemporary but replacement leather cladding; Three replacement screws.
Fret Condition: Good: one long crack to RH end.
Damage Summary: Top outer case-strap leather and balting missing.
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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.