Item Type: Concertina
Full Description: A mid-1890s George Jones 56-Key rosewood-ended baritone English concertina, label absent. Serial No 11970, with later straps, and original rosewood veneered case. Black leather six-fold bellows, with fret baffles absent. The bellows have been repainted black, but the original "Gilt stars and Dots" paper pattern is visible.
Concertina Summary: George Jones 56-Key rosewood-ended baritone English concertina. Label absent. Serial No 11970, with later straps, and original rosewood veneered case.
Owner or Collection: Concertina Museum, Belper
Maker: George Jones
Region of Manufacture: London
Main Maker's Label Wording: The original outer "George Jones" label (and the original sub-fret pine boards) are absent, but the inner face of the pans are stamped with "G Jones Commercial Rd. London E."
Principal Serial Number: 11970.
System Type: 56-Key Baritone English system.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-334.
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
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