The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-346.

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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

Fingering System

Fingering System Site Links: Links to data on fingering systems here.

Key/Buttons Summary: 20 plus 1 flat-topped bone keys, 10 plus 1 air button to RH, 10 keys to LH.

Keys/Buttons Quantity: 20 plus 1 flat-topped bone keys.

Keys/Buttons Material: Broad flat bone keys.

Keys/Buttons Base Mounting: A single thin red felt washer. The turned bottom pegs of the bone buttons enter directly to holes in the "House Shaped" action plinth of the action board.

Air Button method: The Air key acts upon a short lever lifting a large circular pallet air valve flap on the outer face of the RH action board. The pivot for the air valve action is of the "circular top on trangular base riveted" version, unlike all the other lever pivots in this instrument.

Effects Buttons: None.

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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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