The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-318.

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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: Single ply Rosewood ends with chamfered edges and floral pale brass corner inlays.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 157.5mm

End-Profile: Flat, chamfered edges

End Material: Single ply Rosewood ends, with side panels of ends and action frame of rosewood veneer.

End Bolts: Medium cheese-head domed pale brass bolts, securing the fretwork end to the action frame and bellows.

Fret Pattern: Standard Lachenal & Co post-1850s pattern

Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval embouchure for maker's label and slightly scalloped one for a serial number (both present).

Strap Screw-insert type: Inset circular brass disc with one steel securing screw.

Finger-rest: Brass sheet, clad in worn but original green leather

Fret Condition: Fine.

Damage Summary: Top case-strap leather absent

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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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