The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-318.

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Item Type: Concertina

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Case and Other

Case or Box Summary: Original hexagonal rosewood, solid top, veneered sides.

Main Case: Original hexagonal highly-figured rosewood, solid top, veneered sides.

Main Case Shape: Hexagonal

Main Case Measurement: 181.5 x 173mm tall

Main Case Material: Rosewood, solid top with bevelled edge, veneered sides.

Main Case Inner Label: Oval gilt-lettered black paper label of "Lachenal & Co, Patent Concertina Manufacturers, London. W. C."

Main Case Label - Other: The case contains a modern letter assessing the concertina for its then owner, and a pencil sketch of the keyboard layout.

Main Case Lock: A two-clasp brass lock.

Main Case Hinges: Two shiny brass hinges, each with four steel screws.

Main Case Straps: Lid-strap absent.

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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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