Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Segmented rectilinear array of reed chambers.
Reed Pans Main Labels: None stamped - a hand-pencilled No 40 on each inner face, and a pencilled "L" or "R" on central chambers.
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R, pencilled in central area, not in reed chambers.
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: None stamped - a hand-pencilled No 40 on each inner face.
Reed Pans Gasketry: pale yellow chamois
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: No Cork cross-pieces.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: No Cork cross-pieces.
Reeds Summary: 40 wedge profiled round-ended brass reed frames, 10 on each side of each reed pan. Round-end frames, with steel tongues each secured by two small domed steel screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Steel
Reed Frame Shape: Tapered round-ended brass reed frames
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names stamped on reed-frames
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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.