Item Type: Concertina
Summary: Very early pattern of hexagonal flat single layered rosewood. Deep sided, with the sides lapping over the raised action "nest Frame". The ends have mounting slats around their underside, which assits the ends to nest into the action frame.
End Shape: Hexagonal
End Sides: Six
End Diameter: 142mm
End Material: Single-ply rosewood, warped to LH end, slight damage to RH end, rosewood-veneered sides.
End Bolts: Very flat cheese-head brass bolts.
End Stamps / Labels: Oval silver plaque, "His Maj" engraving, screwed to the end with two small blued steel screws.
Label Embouchure Pattern: None
Strap Screw-insert type: Inset rectangular brass screw-fittings to side, each secured by two steel screws.
Finger-rest: Original plain straight L-shaped brass strip
Fret Condition: LH warped, RH some damage
Damage Summary: Fair: Straps absent, some fret damage and warping.
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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.