Item Type: Concertina
Labels and Serial Numbers
Label Within Cartouche on chamois baffle: Scalloped edge paper label, beneath scalloped Cartouche on sub-frets, bellows-frame white leather baffle.
Other Serial Numbers: No number on pans but No 1787 on frets, bellows-frame and action, (plus a Batch Number "73" stamped on the top side bellows-frame corner supports.
Serial Number Under Frets: No 1787 (end-frames and action), not visible from exterior.
Serial Number On Action Board: No 1787 on frets, bellows-frame and on the rims of action frames.
Serial Number On Pans: No number
Serial Number On Bellows Frame: No 1787 adjacent to top triangular reed-pan support, with a Batch Number "73" on the top pan support.
Dealer's Labels Summary: Boosey & Sons bought the Geo Case business around 1856: "Patent Concertina by George Case, Boosey & Sons, Holles St, LONDON"
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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.