Item Type: Concertina
Summary: The post-1848 machine-cut fretwork is now the standard format. The frets are machine-cut, flat to edges with embouchures for maker's label and for a serial number (both present). Now with a single-depth end and bellows-frame, with the single depth mahogany fret-frames nestling over the inset action board.
End Shape: Hexagonal
End Sides: Six
End Diameter: 147mm
End Material: Single-ply pale and grained flat mahogany ends, with side panels covering down to the action board level.
End Bolts: Replacement modern medium topped long cheese-head brass bolts, securing the fretwork end to the action frame and bellows.
Fret Pattern: Post-1848 machine-cut fretwork introduced by Louis Lachenal
Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval to RH, scalloped oval shape to LH
Strap Screw-insert type: No Strap-screw inserts fitted on this budget model.
Finger-rest: Standard format curved-end brass finger-rests, modern replacement leather cladding. 3 securing screws.
Fret Condition: Fine.
Damage Summary: Restoration.
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
This page created Tuesday 14 February 2012.