The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-120.

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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 previously-used complex arrangement of levers and pivots, blued steel springs and bone of brass pallets, the instrument's Action is made up of a slotted pivot column with brass wound springs, and brass-sheet levers, broader within the pivot area, and the pallets are now circular cardboard, unlike earlier models.

Action Board Pivot: A slotted pivot column

Action Board Levers: Brass-sheet levers, broader within the pivot area

Action Board Springs: Brass wound springs, pinned into action board and clipped under lever.

Action Board Pallets: Small cardboard pallets, all of similar size.

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-topped pillars

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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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