Item Type: Concertina
Summary: Handcut intricate pattern of hexagonal flat single-ply rosewood fretwork, with embouchures for maker's label and for a serial number (both present). The divided end arrangments of Fretwork frame and action frame are of radial grained, rosewood.
End Shape: Hexagonal
End Sides: Six
End Diameter: 154mm
End Material: Single-ply rosewood with fine and near perfect fretting, of a similar pattern to earlier models.
End Bolts: Shallow-profile cheese-head brass bolts - an early use of these more conventional bolts in the early Wheatstones in the Collection.
Fret Pattern: Handcut intricate pattern of hexagonal flat single-ply rosewood fretwork, with embouchures for maker's label and for a serial number (both present).
Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval to RH, bird/shield-shaped to LH (showing serial No 630).
Strap Screw-insert type: Inset circular brass screw-fittings to side, each secured by a single steel screw.
Finger-rest: More standard format curved-end silver-plated brass finger-rests, no trace of leather cladding, three securing screws.
Fret Condition: Very fine
Damage Summary: Good condition, replacent top case-strap
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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.