Dating Lachenal Concertinas - Serial
- Stephen Chambers -- Some Notes on Lachenal Concertina
- CONCERTINAnet - Buyers Guide
- Lachenal Concertina - 52313
- Appendix 1: Wheatstone and Lachenal Dates of Manufacture
- Concertina Timeline DATE WHEATSTONE SCATES
- The Concertina Museum Collection
Some Notes on Lachenal Concertina Production and Serial Numbers 1 Stephen Chambers Concertinas of a newand revolutionarymass produced model, 2 manufactured for C. Louis Lachenal, started to be sold in, or shortly after, April 1848. Lachenal Concertina Production and Serial numbers C. Flint 'a Review of Joseph Scates Manufacturer and Professor of the concertina' George Jones 'Recollections of the English Concertina from 1844' concertina. Dating Lachenal concertinas is unfortunately very hit and miss. I have been told that when Wheatstone took Lachenal over they burnt all their records an act of real vandalism when seen from a modern perspective. Jul 25, 2010 The recent" The Edeophone" topic in the Discussion Forum for Concertina History turned to my appeal for Serial Numbers and accompanying Descriptions for all types of Lachenal concertinas, as input to a longstanding research project (Randy Merris, Chris Algar, and Wes Williams) on dating the manufacturesale of individual Lachenal. One one end, in an oval aperture in the fretwork can be read" Lachenal& Co, Patent Concertina Manufacturer, London" . At the other end is a serial number, (originally thought to be ), dating it from around 1921. Lachenal& Co, Patent Concertina Manufacturers London, the leather strap inscribed Lachenal& Co. London, in original box and with original receipt, purchased from Robert Dunlop& Co, Glasgow, 1917 The leading researcher Randy Merris is maintaining a database of all know dating information on Lachenalmade instruments, summarised in this link to the forum pages on concertina. We list below short summaries of some of the Lachenal instruments in the Collection, including Item C. Some Notes on Lachenal Concertina Production and Serial Numbers by Stephen Chambers New evidence for the role played by Louis Lachenal in the early manufacturing history of C. Lachenal concertinas. 1860, and now some Lachenal concertinas. Pete Loud's Concertinas by George Case& Lachenal. Hi Guys, which dates it around 1882 using one dating system. This concertina is not in such good condition as the above concertina but it definitely looks and feels better quality than the previous Lachenal. LACHENAL CONCERTINA PRODUCTION (Dating of Lachenal Concertinas) By David Aumann. The story goes that Louis Lachenal, who had been employed by the Wheatstone company, left to set up his own business (possibly taking some of Wheatstone's tools, and even some employees) around.
A few corrections of historical fact in sec. June 1996 February 1997) Further minor amendments, additions and updates. January 1998 Addition of Lachenal dating formulae. Addition of Concertina Maintenance Manual details. One one end, in an oval aperture in the fretwork can be read" Lachenal& Co, Patent Concertina Manufacturer, London" . At the other end is a serial number, . I have been told that it is a Lachenal Excelsior, probably dating from 1931. This is late period, as Lachenal was taken over by Wheatstone in the mid 1930s. This instrument is rarer to find than the standard English concertina. Lachenal Mccaan Duet Concertina 1909: Orig. Size 18 cm Found Milton, ON: bearing an extremely low serial number dating to say, 1850. Some Notes on Lachenal Concertina Production and Serial Numbers. This article originated as a set of guidelines that I sent to Chris Algar for the Lachenal serial number dating project. Wheatstones tools, and even some employees). David Aumann, Lachenal Concertina Production, in the. Re: Lachenal concertina for sale I know there is an algorithm for dating Lachenals, its just it ought to come with an approx, as its been concocted from all available data on numbered dateable instruments, but there arent enough to guarantee accuracy. Wheatstone dates of manufacture Typed in by: Chris Timson Original Source: Concertina and Squeezebox Magazine Editorial and Subscription Offices Box 6706, Ithaca, NY, (607). If your concertina has fullwidth handstraps and each button plays a different note on push and pull strokes, it's an Anglo. This is the instrument of choice for Irish players. Hi Dyna, the concertina market is kinda strange. The old Lachenal instruments fill in the gap for an intermediate player looking for something better than a. This is a basic model 48 key Lachenal English concertina. The simple tracery in the end clearly shows that this is the basic model. It is numbered internally and on the left end with, which dates it around 1917. If Lachenal were the biggest concertina makers, then Charles Jeffries was considered to be the best, at least for Anglos.
Lachenal& Co Auction Results. Brompton's reference library, in association with Claudio Amighetti, provides you with the price of a Concertina by Lachenal& Co from Brompton's Auctioneers June 2011 auction results. Oct 15, 2014 Re: Lachenal& Co Concertina Reply# 1 on: October 15, 2014, 06: 49: 37 PM I'm no concertina expert but with 48 keys and a serial number that high it sounds like an English concertina not a duet. Wheatstone and Lachenal Dates of Manufacture (Concertina) a brief description of your Lachenal concertina and its number. If you still have the original bill of sale or any other way of dating its Dating Lachenal concertinas is unfortunately very. Excelsior model serial# , circa 1900. Wheatstone's work on the improvement and adaption of his concertina was proceeding at Conduit Street at this time, and on February 8th 1844, Charles Wheatstone was granted Patent no. Improvements on the Concertina and other Musical Instruments. VINTAGE 20 button LACHENAL Anglo CONCERTINA 1898. Sold for: Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth. Sold Date: Source: eBay; VINTAGE 19th C. LACHENAL CONCERTINA" Dating Lachenal Anglo Concertinas: A More Accurate Method. Lorcan Aug 13, 2015 Contact Us 0 comments. Since the invention of the anglo concertina a lot of makers have made their mark in innovation and craftsmanship. This the top five anglo concertinas of alltime. The main advantages of the Wheatstone concertina over the Lachenal, according to John. The collection comprised over six hundred free reed instruments, together with an archive that included concertina music, recordings and postcards of famous concertina players. Among the highlights are twelve ledgers from the C. Welcome to the C Wheatstone& Co web site. The following pages detail models and finishes of Concertinas and Aeolas that we would handmake to your individual order, together with Conditions of Sale. Touch the 'i' icon to change the skin and range (treble or baritone). The app uses extremely highquality perbutton audio samples recorded from my personal concertina collection. Graphics on" Classic" skin based on a 1924 Lachenal Edeophone 12sided concertina. Home page for the Wheatstone Concertina Ledgers from the Horniman Museum, London. I've completely failed to produce any further update since, but concertina history has moved on quickly, with other contributors (like Randy Merris, Stephen Chambers, Dan Worral, Chris Flint, Geoff Crabb and many more). If your concertina has fullwidth handstraps and each button plays a different note on push and pull strokes, it's an Anglo. This is the instrument of choice for Irish players. Lachenal Concertina Dating Whats better? First appeared as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony on the second season of The X Factor in, finishing in the top 3. This is a lovely example of an ET Aeola, dating from 1920. It arrived just as we like to find them structurally sound and undamaged, with only routine restoration required. Lachenal Mccaan Duet Concertina# 2596 1909 The paper label was common on 19th century concertinas and can often be lost or is too degraded to read. Concertinas with labels giving the manufacturer's pedigree are more valuable than those without. Warren plays a Lachenal Edeophone, circa 1905. He also has a Lachenal rosewood concertina and a Wheatstone baritone. Although he doesnt gamble, he would like to win the lottery and buy a topoftherange Wakker Concertina. Sep 08, 2010 This Anglo concertina is unusual since it has 36 buttons instead of the more common 30 buttons. This is a" C" " G" concertina and is able to play chromatically from" A" in 3rd octave to" G" in the 6th octave. This second article focuses on the manufacturing and sales activities of Charles Jeffries (born Jacob Charles Jeffries, ) and his sonsCharles jnr ( ), William ( ), George Frederick ( ), and Thomas ( )and the Anglo, English, and duet concertinas that they produced. Barleycorn concertinas has, over the course of the year, virtually any type of instruments you could require. We show in this section just a small amount of the concertinas which we have in stock. Lachenal Bass English Concertina For Spares. Type: English Make: Lachenal Model: Bass Price: 800 Read More. A beautiful higher quality, turn of the 20th century, Lachenal 48 key English concertina. Fully restored to excellent playing condition and tuned to modern pitch. Complete with original Lachenal walnut case. Please see below for more restoration details. Nov 03, 2017 The recent" The Edeophone" topic in the Discussion Forum for Concertina History turned to my appeal for Serial Numbers and accompanying Descriptions for all types of Lachenal concertinas, as input to a longstanding research project (Randy Merris, Chris Algar, and Wes Williams) on dating the manufacturesale of individual Lachenal. All instruments we offer for sale are fully restored and tuned to concert pitch. We also offer melodeons and other folk instruments for sale If you have a concertina you think we might be interested in buying, please contact us. Wheatstone dates of manufacture Typed in by: Chris Timson Original Source: Concertina and Squeezebox Magazine Editorial and Subscription Offices Box 6706, Ithaca, NY, (607). What a fabulous surprise to come across a vintage George Case English concertina at a local auction, and one in fine condition at that. George Case was a famous professor of music in the UK, an accomplished concertina player, and tutor, in the 1840s and 50s. Jan 23, 2009 I am playing this on a Lachenal Edeophone English Concertina. This beautiful instrument, dating from the early part of. To download LACHENAL SERIAL NUMBERS, click on the Download button. Posted 15 August 2005 Directory A lachenal serial numbers of full copies of nine historic concertina patents. Just beyond it is the threestorey Georgian building at number 8 which was Louis Lachenal's original address in the street.