The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-030.

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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: 4-Fold green leather bellows, slightly thicker than early examples, but still with "Bookbinder" tucks and folds. The end-frame is flush with the action frame. With another appearance of the gilt "Circle and Dot" patterned white papers found on many subsequent instruments. The bellows have silk bottom-bout reinforcements. The bellows-frame has a conventional set of triangular corner mounts to support the pan, continuing the move away from the "French Cradle" method of pan support.

Inner Bellows Cradle: A conventional set of six triangular corner mounts within the bellows-frame support the reed-pan

Bellows Folds and Features: Four fold, thicker style bellows, some "Bookbinder's" features, circle & Dot papers.

Bellows Leather colour: Dark 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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