Two-row concertina. Anglo-German system. No serial number. No label. 6.44" diameter flat rosewood veneered ends, 3 areas of simple frets. 23 keys: 10 + 1 register on each side, + 1 air. Bone-tipped wood, glued to levers. Later leather straps with two bellows securing straps. Eight-fold green leather bellows with gold star papers, with gilt embossed band around frames. Left-hand frame is deeper than right-hand. Reed riveted to single reed plates. Register levels can bring into play a further set of reeds to give a double reeded sound.
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The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive.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