Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Very simple radial pans with large central hole, inset flush to bellows-frame, and with narrow dividers clad in conventional orange chamois. Note-names are stamped in the outer chambers, and the lower, bass-reed chambers have individual wooden baffles inserted to reduce air-flow to the louder bass reeds. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R Twice
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: 349 Twice
Reed Pans Gasketry: Pale yellow chamois.
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: None.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: None.
Reeds Summary: 45 pairs of wedge profiled, sharply-narrowing to the ends, square-ended reeds, brass frames and nickel tongues each secured by two brass screws.
Reed Frame Material: Very tapered brass reed frames.
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel
Reed Frame Shape: Very tapered, and square-ended.
Reed Tongue Profile: Parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two brass securing screws.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names on frames, and stamped on pans in the outer chambers, adjacent to outer reeds
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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.