The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-330.

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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

Fingering System

Fingering System: Anglo-German.

Fingering System Site Links: Fingering System data is here: .

Key/Buttons Summary: 20 plus 1 flat-topped bone keys, 10 plus 1 air button to RH, 10 keys to LH.

Keys/Buttons Quantity: 20 plus 1 flat-topped bone keys.

Keys/Buttons Material: Broad flat bone keys.

Keys/Buttons Base Mounting: A single red felt washer. Turned bottom pegs of the bone buttons enter directly to holes in action board.

Air Button method: The Air key is fitted with a brass wire that passes through the action board and acts upon a spring-loaded air valve flap on the inner face of the RH reed pan.

Effects Buttons: None.

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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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