The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-327.

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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

End Frets

Summary: Flat rosewood single layer frets, hand-cut, with fancy floral pearl inlays to each corner, veneered frames, with an annular ring of fret-work. Much damage, but all loose pieces conserved.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 162mm

End-Profile: Flat

End Material: Geo Case patterned rosewood-fretworked ends, pearl corner inlays.

End Bolts: Shallow domed brass end-bolts, securing the fretwork end to the action frame and bellows.

Fret Pattern: Standard Case pattern fretwork and pearl corner inlays.

Label Embouchure Pattern: Scalloped Case-style label Cartouche, no label.

Strap Screw-insert type: Inset rectangular brass insert with two steel securing screws.

Finger-rest: Curved end nickel, no cladding.

Fret Condition: Poor, many loose fragments (conserved).

Damage Summary: No case, fret damage, later strap leathers.

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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

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