The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-321.

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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

Action Board

Action Board Summary: Mahogany action board, with centred softwood 12-sided action plinth. Two cylindrical columns that receive the securing screws from the straps and finger-rests.

Action Board Pivot: Curved top, slender brass sheet with slot

Action Board Levers: Brass strip levers, flattened around pivot.

Action Board Springs: Brass.

Action Board Pallets: 28 per side, smaller to treble reeds, larger for the bass reeds.

Action Board Air Valve: None: There are signs of the air-valve lever and pallets being removed from the action. The frets have the aperture for such a lever in the thumb area.

Action Board Securing-screw pattern: Two wooden cylindrical supports receiving the two screws from strap and finger-rest areas.

Action Board Sub-fret-board Supports: No supports.

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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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