The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-164.

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Item Type: Concertina

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Reeds and Reed Pans

Reed Pans Summary: Single-sided Radial pan, reeds to inner face only in this single-action model. Outer side has broad yellow chamois topping, no radial pan-label.

Reed Pans Stamps: L & R

Reed Pans Serial Numbers: 164, stamped twice in outer top chambers.

Reed Pans Gasketry: Pale yellow Chamois

Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 3 chamois-topped cork crosspieces in small reed-chambers.

Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 4 chamois-topped cork crosspieces in small reed-chambers.

Reeds Summary: Square-end brass beds, to inner face of pan, with nickel tongues, secured with two tall and domed brass screws, securing a brass cross-piece: many of the reeds' cross-pieces have Open-Sides to the screw areas, a feature that has been linked to early parts suppliers and manufacturers such as Nickolds.

Reed Frame Material: Brass

Reed Tongue Material: Nickel

Reed Frame Shape: Square-ended

Reed Tongue Profile: parallel

Reed Securing Screws: Two tall and domed brass screws per reed.

Stamps on Reed Frames: Note-names

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The Concertina Museum Collection

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Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams

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