The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-015.

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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


Bellows Summary: 4-Fold green "Bookbinder's" leather bellows, the frame flush with the action frame. With another appearance of the gilt "Circle and Dot" patterned white papers found on many subsequent instruments. The bellows have silk bottom-bout reinforcements. The bellows-frame has a conventional set of triangular corner mounts to support the pan, a first move away from the "French Cradle" method of pan support.

Inner Bellows Cradle: A conventional set of triangular corner mounts within the bellows-frame support the reed-pan

Bellows Folds and Features: Five fold, "Bookbinder's" Style, circle & Dot papers.

Bellows Leather colour: Dark Green

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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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