Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Standard radial
Reed Pans Main Labels: Round Lachenal & Co, Lit James St., label, with note-names and reed-frame size codes.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R
Reed Pans Gasketry: Yellow Chamois
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 10 Wooden cross-pieces, (superceding the previous use of cork cross-pieces), each pale yellow chamois-capped, on top chambers
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH:10 Wooden cross-pieces, (superceding the previous use of cork cross-pieces), each pale yellowchamois-capped, on top chambers
Reeds Summary: 48 Round end brass, with brass tongues and steel screws, stamped with note names, plus each reed with the tiny stamp of the "Reed-frame size number" (corresponding with the adjacent number on the radial pan label).
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Brass
Reed Frame Shape: Round-ended
Reed Tongue Profile: Parallel
Reed Securing Screws: The Brass tongues each secured by a pair of steel cheese-head screws.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note-Names, plus each reed with the tiny stamp of the "Reed-frame size number" (corresponding with the adjacentnumber on the radial pan label).
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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.