The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-360.

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Item Type: Concertina

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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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The Concertina Museum Collection

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Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams

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