Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Single-sided Radial pan, reeds to inner face only in this single-action model. Outer side has broad yellow chamois topping, no radial pan-label.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: 164, stamped twice in outer top chambers.
Reed Pans Gasketry: Pale yellow Chamois
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 3 chamois-topped cork crosspieces in small reed-chambers.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 4 chamois-topped cork crosspieces in small reed-chambers.
Reeds Summary: Square-end brass beds, to inner face of pan, with nickel tongues, secured with two tall and domed brass screws, securing a brass cross-piece: many of the reeds' cross-pieces have Open-Sides to the screw areas, a feature that has been linked to early parts suppliers and manufacturers such as Nickolds.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel
Reed Frame Shape: Square-ended
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two tall and domed brass screws per reed.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note-names
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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.