Item Type: A 15-plus-2-Key Flutina or Accordéon Diatonique
Full Description: An 15-plus-2-Key "Flutina" or "Accordéon Diatonique".
An early model in two-row form, with a cantilevered brass connector to the rear
of the keyboard, operating a pair of rise-and-fall pearl pallets leading to
drone chordal reed-plates. The large brass left-hand air valve pallet is
within a raised scalloped wooden rim.
The instrument measures 107 x 264mm, has 4-fold bellows with dainty floral
patterned papers. The instrument was sold from the Vichy (France)
Auction of historic Flutinas as Lot 182, 11th December 2010.
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: C15.3.2-005