The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-265.

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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

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", stamped. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.

Reed Pans Main Labels: None

Reed Pans Stamps: L & R once, in large font on inner face only.

Reed Pans Serial Numbers: No serial number, but "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: 5 Cork cross-pieces, not topped, on top chambers.

Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH:5 Cork cross-pieces, not topped, on top chambers.

Reeds Summary: 96 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: Tapered square-ended brass reed frames

Reed Tongue Profile: parallel

Reed Securing Screws: Two small flat brass securing screws.

Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names stamped on reed-frames

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The Concertina Museum Collection

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Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams

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