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 pans are flush to the bellows-frame and reed-pans.
Reed Pans Main Labels: None
Reed Pans Further Labels: Indistinct name/word inked in copperplate on inner face of RH pan.
Reed Pans Stamps: None
Reed Pans Serial Numbers: None
Reed Pans Gasketry: Pale Chamois.
Reed Pans Baffles: Wood baffles are missing.
Reed Pans Right Hand Cross Pieces: RH: 5 Cork cross-pieces, chamois-topped, on top chambers.
Reed Pans Left Hand Cross Pieces: LH: 5 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 small domed brass screws. The reeds have the unusual open-sided tongue-securing cross pieces, in common usage on Nickolds instruments. Note names stamped on each reed-frame.
Reed Frame Material: Brass
Reed Tongue Material: Nickel
Reed Frame Shape: Round-ended
Reed Tongue Profile: parallel
Reed Securing Screws: Two brass screws per reed.
Stamps on Reed Frames: Note-names
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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.