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: Hand-written repairer's details " Frank E Cantrell Instrument Rep & Tuner" on the LH and RH inner pan face (RH stating "Frank E Cantrell, Nottm, 265")
Reed Pans Stamps: No Stamps.
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: No Serial numbers
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, chamois-topped, on top chambers
Reeds Summary: 96 wedge profiled round-ended brass reed frames, 24 on each side of each reed pan. Round-end frames, with nickel or very pale brass tongues each secured by two small domed brass screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel or very pale brass tongues
Reed Frame Shape: Tapered round-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.