Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Conventional radial pans with central hole, inset flush to bellows-frame, and with narrow dividers clad in conventional yellow chamois. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Main Labels: Full Chidley address and serial number stamped on inner faces of reed-pans.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: Serial No 2269 stamped in upper small chamber, and full Chidley address and serial number stamped on inner pan-faces.
Reed Pans Gasketry: pale yellow chamois
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: A few original Cork cross-pieces, chamois-topped, on top chambers, and later cross pieces added to all other chambers on each pan.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: A few original Cork cross-pieces, chamois-topped, on top chambers, and later cross pieces added to all other chambers on each pan.
Reeds Summary: 96 wedge profiled round-ended brass reed frames, 24 on each side of each reed pan. Round-end frames, with steel tongues each secured by two small domed brass screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Steel
Reed Frame Shape: Tapered round-ended brass reed frames
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two small domed brass securing screws.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names stamped on reed-frames
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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.