Item Type: Concertina
Full Description: Though of 48-Key format,this instrment's end-bolts, screws, action and reeds are dissimilar to British-made instruments. Inner markings are all in pencil, and "D" and "G" indicate left and right sides. Reeds have large stamped note-names, and thumb-straps and finger-rests are secured with broad flat-head steel woodscrews. It may have been marketed via a UK dealer, since the bellows have later, ill-sized papers of British design.
Concertina Summary: A 48-Key German-made English concertina. This concertina, acquired at a German Auction House, has many features that indicate it is of continental manufacture. Though of 48-Key format, its end-bolts, screws, action and reeds are dissimilar to British-made instruments.
Owner or Collection: Concertina Museum, Belper
Maker: Unknown, possibly German.
Region of Manufacture: Germany
Main Maker's Label Wording: None
Principal Serial Number: None
System Type: Standard 48-Key Treble English system
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-370.
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
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