The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-260.

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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

End Frets

Summary: A hand-cut pattern of hexagonal flat single-ply, rosewood with embouchures for maker's label and for a serial number (both present), and the quatrefoil theme used three times on each end's frets. The fretwork-frame and action frame are clad in rosewood veneer.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 156mm

End-Profile: Flat

End Material: Solid rosewood

End Bolts: Medium-height cheese-head brass bolts, each with washers, securing the fretwork end to the action frame and bellows.

Fret Pattern: Oval RH label cartouche, smaller oval LH number cartouche.

Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval to RH, small oval to LH

Strap Screw-insert type: Rectangular brass insert to action frame, with two steel screws.

Finger-rest: Standard format curved-end brass finger-rests, fully-clad in somewhat worn original green leather. Three small securing screws. .

Fret Condition: Fine

Damage Summary: Top strap missing..

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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

This page created Tuesday 14 February 2012.