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

Reeds and Reed Pans

Reed Pans Summary: Simple radial 12-chambered pans, thick green chamois gasketry. Not until the time of manufacture of 'No 38' were routed channels in the wood of the reed-pans introduced to accommodate the reeds' frames, which henceforth became the standard method of fitting reeds into reed-pans.

Reed Pans Stamps: L & R, plus note-names stamped adjacent to each reed in the outer chambers.

Reed Pans Serial Numbers: XXXV111

Reed Pans Gasketry: Thick green chamois

Reeds Summary: 48 square-ended brass reeds, parallel-sided, with btass tongues secured by single large brass screw.

Reed Frame Material: Brass - rectangular, not tapered

Reed Tongue Material: Brass

Reed Frame Shape: Rectangular

Reed Tongue Profile: parallel

Reed Securing Screws: One large brass screw

Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names on frames, and on pans adjacent to outer reeds

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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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