Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Unusually-labelled radial pans with central hole, inset flush to bellows-frame, and with narrow dividers clad in conventional yellow chamois. All reeds to each side of the pans have note-names stamped into the wood, and inner pan faces have "L" or "R", and "J Scates" stamped, with the serial number 7 hand-inked thereon. 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 7 is inked, and "L" or "R" is stamped on the INNER face of each pan.
Reed Pans Gasketry: pale yellow chamois
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 2 Cork cross-pieces, not topped, on top chambers.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 2 Cork cross-pieces, not topped, on top chambers.
Reeds Summary: 96 markedly tapered profile square-ended brass reed frames, 24 on each side of each reed pan. Square-end frames, with nickel tongues each secured by two small domed brass screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame, and next to each frame stamped into the woodwork.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel
Reed Frame Shape: Very tapered square-ended brass reed frames
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.