The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:C-217.

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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

End Frets

Summary: High quality three-ply Amboyna veneer, hand-cut, with Amboyna-veneered frames, with an annular ring of fine fret-work, George Case pattern.

End Shape: Hexagonal

End Sides: Six

End Diameter: 158.5mm

End-Profile: Flat.

End Material: Three-ply Amboyna-veneered ends

End Bolts: Medium domed cheese-head pale brass or nickel bolts.

End Stamps / Labels: Side stamped 3660.

Fret Pattern: Standard later Geo Case pattern

Label Embouchure Pattern: Scalloped cartouche, label glued beneath, onto sub-fret white dimpled chamois baffle.

Strap Screw-insert type: Inset circular brass disc with one steel securing screw.

Finger-rest: Brass sheet, the outer faces still clad in the original gilt-embossed green leather.

Fret Condition: Fine

Damage Summary: Thumb-straps and case top-strap replaced, lock and embouchure missing.

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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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