The Concertina Museum Collection Ref:E-270.

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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

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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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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