The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-197.

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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

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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The Concertina Museum Collection

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Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams

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