The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-114.

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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

Action Board

Action Board Summary: The instrument's Action is made up of a folded-over pivot, and brass-strip levers. Pallets are now circular pale cardboard, with those to bass reeds of a slightly larger diameter.

Action Board Pivot: A folded-over brass sheet plate.

Action Board Levers: Brass-strip levers.

Action Board Springs: Brass

Action Board Pallets: The pallets are circular pale cardboard, with those to some bass reeds of a larger diameter.

Action Board Securing-screw pattern: Another appearance of just two wooden cylindrical supports receiving the screws from strap, finger-rest; no screws or supports now used in the top fret area.

Action Board Sub-fret-board Supports: No supports, since baffles are not fitted to this late 1970s-era Wheatstone.

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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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