The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-002.

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Item Type: Concertina

Summary Labels and Serial Numbers End Frets Fingering System Straps and Holding Devices Fret Baffle Action Board Reeds and Reed Pans Bellows Case and Other

End Frets

Summary: Hexagonal laminated rosewood probably added pre-1840 when original frets and bellows replaced.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 147mm

End-Profile: Flat

End Material: Three-ply laminated rosewood

End Bolts: Mix of tall and short cheese-head brass.

End Stamps / Labels: Oval paper "His Maj" label applied to surface of RH end: no label embouchure on these frets.

Fret Pattern: Unusual pre-1840 replacements - no label or number embouchures

Strap Screw-insert type: Rectangular nickel, with two steel screws, inste fully into side of action frame.

Finger-rest: Tall, Curved ended

Fret Condition: Good

Damage Summary: Fair: worn straps, later extended ends.

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The Concertina Museum Collection

Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams

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