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 reeds have unusually large pairs of brass securing screws. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Main Labels: None.
Reed Pans Stamps: None.
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: "6" to top two small chambers.
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 tongues each secured by two unusually-large domed brass screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass.
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel tongues.
Reed Frame Shape: Tapered round-ended brass reed frames.
Reed Tongue Profile: Parallel.
Reed Securing Screws: Two large 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.