Bass concertina. English system. Serial number 49508. Nickel silver scroll, inset into ebony end: 'Lachenal & Co. Makers, London WC.' Left-hand handle has inset scroll etched '49508.' 13.25" long x 10.38" AF [across front?] in the stretched hexagon format, raised ebony ends with fine fancy fretwork, bevelled edge. 63 keys: 31 left-hand, 32 right-hand, silver capped metal, bushed. Black leather thumb straps with nickel screws. Eight-fold black leather bellows. Small reeds are round-end steel in brass beds, large and square aluminium in beds screwed onto pan board.
Continue exploring musical instruments
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org