Item Type: A 19-plus-2-Key Flutina or Accordéon Diatonique
Full Description: An 19-plus-2-Key "Flutina" or "Accordéon Diatonique".
A later model in two-row form, with a pair of pivoted levers atop the hand-bar
operating a pair of rise-and-fall pearl pallets leading to drone chordal
reed-plates. The pearl pallets are of circular-ended spoon format, with several
having coloured pearl inset discs. The large brass left-hand air valve pallet
is within a raised scalloped wooden rim.
The instrument measures 107 x 295mm, has 4-fold bellows with green tracery
patterned papers, and the bellows frames are of scalloped profile with delicate
The instrument was sold from the Vichy (France) Auction of historic
Flutinas as Lot 183, 11th December 2010.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: C15.3.2-006