Item Type: Concertina
Reeds and Reed Pans
Reed Pans Summary: Conventional radial pans with central hole, inset flush to bellows-frame, and with narrow dividers clad in conventional yellow chamois. The inner reed-pan faces are stamped with the Chidley High Holborn address stamp, and pencilled repairers' dates - 23/1/64, and 10/44. The pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Main Labels: The inner reed-pan faces are stamped with the Chidley High Holborn address stamp.
Reed Pans Further Labels: The inner reed-pan faces have pencilled repairers' dates - 23/1/64, and 10/44
Reed Pans Stamps: L & R
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: Serial No 3067 stamped once in each upper small chamber.
Reed Pans Gasketry: Pale yellow chamois.
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 4 Cork cross-pieces, chamois-topped, plus 1 extra cork-only, on top chambers
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 4 Cork cross-pieces, chamois-topped, on top chambers
Reeds Summary: 96 wedge profiled round-ended brass reed frames, 24 on each side of each reed pan. Round-end frames, with nickel tongues each secured by two tall domed brass screws. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel.
Reed Frame Shape: Tapered round-ended brass reed frames
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two tall domed brass securing screws.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note names stamped on reed-frames
Please email comments or reports of errors to
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.