Item Type: Toy - Concertina-related
Full Description: A toy "Flutina", in fitted cardboard case and with the original tutor sheet. Though the name "flutina" is usually applied as an English name for the French accordéon, this instrument is a cheap and cheerful moulded plastic penny whistle, made in 1941 by Rose, Morris & Co, London, and with a Registered Design Number 838053. The box claims "It's great fun! A simple musical Instrument. All can play. Free Tutor". The Concertina Museum Collection's French Flutinas & accordéons are in Section C15.3.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 4.3-012
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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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