Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Conventional radial pans with central hole, inset flush to bellows-frame, and with narrow dividers clad in conventional yellow chamois. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Main Labels: None
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R Twice
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: Serial number 150 and "L" or "R" together with the stamped initials "JA" are stamped on the INNER face of each pan.
Reed Pans Gasketry: pale yellow chamois
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 5 Cork cross-pieces, chamois-topped, on top chambers
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 5 Cork cross-pieces, champos-topped, on top chambers
Reeds Summary: 96 wedge profiled square-ended, extremely narrow, brass reed frames, 24 on each side of each reed pan. Square-ended brass reeds, brass tongues, with open sides to the brass tongue retaining piece, similar to those found in instruments of Nickolds manufacture. Square-end very narrow frames, with brass tongues each secured by two small domed brass screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Brass
Reed Frame Shape: Square-ended very narrow brass reeds, brass tongues, with open sides to the brass tongue retaining piece, similar to those found in instruments of Nickolds manufacture
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two small domed brass securing screws.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names stamped on reed-frames
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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.