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


Bellows Summary: Probably a pre-1840 replacement, and are considerably thicker that 1837-era "bookbinders" bellows as on Nos 82 [C-003] 98 [C-004] , 120 [C-120] and others. The original case has had an extra section added to the top of the base section to accommodate the thicker bellows. "French Cradle" support within bellows-frame, raised edge which fits within the inner recess of the action frame.

Bellows Inside: French Cradle all around

Inner Bellows Cradle: French Cradle all around

Bellows Inner Serial Nos: XXXV111 and L & R on inset face of bellows-frame

Bellows Outside: Four-fold green leather bellows, with

Bellows Folds and Features: Four folds

Bellows Leather colour: Green

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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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