Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Two pairs per end of brass multi-tongued reed-plates, secured to a slightly raised action frame on the inner face of each Lever/Pan Board.
Reed Pans Main Labels: Small oval stamps into the pan-metals of "Henry Harley Maker London" , with larger stamps into the wood on the inner pan area of "Henry Harley Maker".
Reed Pans Stamps: Large stamps into the wood on the inner pan area of "Henry Harley Maker".
Reeds Summary: 26 steel tongues per end, 13 on either side of the reed-plates: two pairs of the reed are mounted on added smaller plates to either end of the upper plate, for keys "11" and "12".
Reed Frame Material: Brass reed-plates, with two extra nickel plates per end.
Reed Tongue Material: Steel.
Reed Frame Shape: Large rectangular brass sheet.
Reed Tongue Profile: Tapered, very broad steel.
Reed Securing Screws: A single steel rivet secures each reed-tongue.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Oval inset maker's stamp "Henry Harley London maker".
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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.