Item Type: Concertina
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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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.