The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-117.

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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: In a continuing move away from the earlier complex arrangements of levers and pivots, blued steel springs and bone or brass pallets, this instrument's Action is made up of a slotted pivot column with wound-steel springs, and brass-sheet levers, broader within the pivot area, and the pallets are now circular cardboard, a material used on almost all subsequent instruments.

Action Board Pivot: This instrument's Action uses slotted pivot columns

Action Board Levers: This instrument's Action includes brass-sheet levers, broader within the pivot area,

Action Board Springs: Coiled steel springs.

Action Board Pallets: The pallets are circular pale cardboard.

Action Board Securing-screw pattern: Trio of wooden cylindrical supports receiving the three screws from strap, finger-rest and top fret area.

Action Board Sub-fret-board Supports: 3 Rectangular chamois-clad pillars, in three of the outer corners of the action board tray.

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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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