English concertina

English concertinaEnglish system concertina with hexagonal fretwork case and end plates of rosewood veneer (disassembled). Three-folded cardboard bellows with dark-green leather gussets and patterned paper. Four straight rows of bone buttons on each side (48 keys): two C buttons stained in red; accidental buttons stained in black; and natural white buttons with note letters stamped on their tops. Conventional radial reed pan with chamois gasketry, brass reed plates, brass reeds attached with steel screws, and white leather valves. Brass finger rests and dark-green leather thumb straps.

CollectionGloucester Life
Repository Pagehttps://www.europeana.eu/item/09102/_MINIM_UK_42494...
Web Pagehttp://minim.ac.uk/index.php/explore/?instrument=42494...
Subject TermsMusical instrument
ProviderMIMO - Musical Instrument Museums Online