Item Type: Concertina
Summary: A hand-cut pattern of hexagonal flat two-ply rosewood with chamfered edges, embouchures for maker's label and for a serial number (both present). The fretwork-frame and action frame are clad in rosewood veneer.
End Shape: Hexagonal
End Sides: Six
End Diameter: 154mm.
End-Profile: Flat, with chamfered edges.
End Material: Single layer rosewood, chamfered edges.
End Bolts: Tall cheese-head brass bolts, securing the fretwork end to the action frame and bellows.
Fret Pattern: Later Chidley pattern - oval label cartouche, scalloped LH number cartouche.
Label Embouchure Pattern: Oval to RH, small scalloped to LH
Strap Screw-insert type: Inset circular brass screw-fittings to side, each secured by a single steel screw
Finger-rest: Standard format curved-end brass finger-rests, fully-clad with green leather cladding. Three small securing screws.
Fret Condition: Fine
Damage Summary: New Lock added, later thumb-straps added.
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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.