Item Type: Concertina
Full Description: A modern 48-Key English concertina by H Crabb, Serial Number 18438. Slightly raised metal ends, 6-fold black leather bellows, metal keys, veneered plywood end-frames, steel reeds in brass reed-frames, no case.
Concertina Summary: A modern 48-Key English concertina by H Crabb, Serial Number 18438. Slightly raised metal ends, 6-fold black leather bellows, no case.
Owner or Collection: Concertina Museum, Belper.
Maker: Concertina by H Crabb & Sons, c1960.
Region of Manufacture: London. The Crabb workshops were at 158 Liverpool Road, Islington N1.
Main Maker's Label Wording: Oval stamp to RH frets: "H Crabb Maker 158 Liverpool Road, London".
Principal Serial Number: 18438. No further number appearances within the instrument.
System Type: Standard 48-Key Treble English system
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-326.
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
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