The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-074.

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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

End Frets

Summary: The post-1848 machine-cut fretwork is in fair condition, and is now the standard format for mid-priced instruments.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 157mm

End-Profile: Flat, fair condition, one section of veneer to side absent.

End Material: Single-ply dark-grained rosewood ends, in the post-1848 machine-cut fretwork.

End Bolts: Medium cheese-head brass bolts

Fret Pattern: Machine-cut rosewood frets, with a pine sub-fret baffle.

Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval to RH, scalloped shape to LH

Strap Screw-insert type: Two brass Strap-Screw inserts, single steel screw, in Action frame

Finger-rest: Standard format curved-end brass finger-rests, with full original leather cladding to all faces. Three securing screws.

Fret Condition: Fine

Damage Summary: Case absent, loose thumb-strap.

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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

This page created Tuesday 14 February 2012.