Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Shallow radial pans with the central hole offset towards the smaller chambers now in a shallow and symmetrical layout. Pan inset flush to bellows-frame, and with narrow dividers clad in clater=period pure white chamois. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Main Labels: No Main label. There are ink-stamped note names in each outer chamber.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: None
Reed Pans Gasketry: Pure white chamois leather.
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 18 Wooden cross-pieces, each chamois-capped, on all chambers.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 18 Wooden cross-pieces, each chamois-capped, on all chambers.
Reeds Summary: 72 wedge profiled, long-scale round-ended aluminium reed frames, 18 on each side of each reed pan. Blued steel reed-tongues, with pairs of small steel tongue securing screws, and all reeds secured to pan faces by small brass screws at each end - no chamfered slots..
Reed Frame Material: Aluminium Frames.
Reed Tongue Material: Blued steel reed-tongues.
Reed Frame Shape: Tapered long-scale round-ended aluminium reed frames.
Reed Tongue Profile: Parallel.
Reed Securing Screws: Two brass securing screws.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names stamped in ink within chambers, not on reed-frames.
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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.