Item Type: Concertina
Action Board Summary: The instrument's Action is made up of a slotted pivot column with wound-brass springs, and brass-sheet levers, broader within the pivot area, and the pallets are now circular pale cardboard, a material used on almost all subsequent instruments
Action Board Pivot: A slotted pivot column
Action Board Levers: Brass-sheet levers, broader within the pivot area
Action Board Springs: Brass wound springs, pinned into action board and clipped under lever.
Action Board Pallets: Small pale cardboard pallets, all of similar size
Action Board Securing-screw pattern: Four wooden cylindrical supports receiving the four screws from strap, finger-rest, and top & bottom of the circular key plate area.
Action Board Sub-fret-board Supports: 3 Rectangular chamois-topped pillars
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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.