Dating jeffries concertinas

In a competitive concertina-manufacturing and selling environment, the Lachenal company produced a range of very fine instruments, including many "student" models.

These added accidentals and notes that already existed in the diatonic rows, but in opposite bisonoric orientation, to make additional chords possible and certain melodic passages easier.There have been a number photo essays of the newer mid-range accordion-reeded concertinas (such as Marcus, Norman, Tedrow), but few of older, traditionally-reeded ones.So, in the spirit of the Bob Tedrow Photo Essay, this is a pictorial tour of Crabb #10084, with some accompanying commentary, starting from the outside and working in.We feel that the only way to experience our concertinas is by actually playing one, not listening to a sound file.Because of the limitations of most sound systems, 'wrong' control settings, etc., sound files can only give a vague impression at best.The traveler offered anglo players in the USA a chance to try a standard Wakker concertina.

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