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Mike Acott

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About Mike Acott

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    concertina restoration,collecting and occasionally selling.
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    just North of Ipswich, Suffolk

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  1. Excellent news , long may he live to delight people with his brilliance! once the current problems are resolved. Mike Acott
  2. What length levers sre you seking? I may have some. Mike Acott
  3. Richard The makers are Wheatstone, C Jeffries, John Crabb CJeffries and Lachenal. The Wheatstone is a 48 key tortoiseshell english, The Jeffries is the best 39 key C/GI have owned in over 40 years and has been set up by Steve Dickinson, the JohnCrabb is a Rosewood endedC/G with new 7 fold bellows fully rstored.The Duets are two Wheatstone McCanns, and one early lachenal new model. If any of these are of interest then you have my phone number. Keep well! Mike
  4. I have English, Anglo and McCann duets for sale, prices range from £650 to £7000 if you are interested and are in the UK please contact by mail or by phone 01728 768128 Mike Acott
  5. Hello , can you give me an idea of your budget for the purchase. Regards. Mike Acott
  6. The best of wishes for the future , if you need any help from me you know the number. Mike
  7. My 1927 baritone Aeola was made as a lightweight for the lady who ordered it and is the best one I have ever played ,owned or had through my hands and there are several players who have played that would agree with me. I might be interested in making an offer on the plnhole in a week or so ,if it has not been sold by then. Mike
  8. Hello Neil, I have a right and left reed pan from old 30 key Lachenals . They are not a pair but they may be right for the job, the left has some brass reeds, the right some steel ones if you wish give me your address and I can send them to seeif they are ok. Regards. Mike Acott
  9. Hello Richard I have two English boxes with odd extra buttons, one is a 50 key ext treble Aeola, the other is a 58 key Edeophone ext treble but also has a low F&F# on the left hand side (pics on my original for sale post). Regards. Mike.
  10. Photos are now on the original post. Mike
  11. If you are still looking for your dream machine I have a 31 key C/G fully restored John Crabb with rosewood ends , new best 7 fold bellows, the right accidentals for ITM . It is in concert pitchand plays very well, if you want photos please mail me at mikeacottconcertinas@hotmail.co.uk Regards. Mike PS the asking pricee is £3750
  12. I am am parting with a couple of rare boxes, one is a 19th century and one 20th century. The early one is in top order and has the reed pans chambered on both sides with the inner baffles. It would suit a singer as the tone is excellent and and even in response and volume. The later one is an Edeophone which can be varied in tone and volume it has a riveted action six fold bellows and a fret pattern I have never seen before. It has 58 keys and on the left end has a low F and F# button. Both are fully restored and in concert pitch. Please see the photos attached. I can send more information or
  13. If you want the real Mccoy contact Steve at C Wheatstone & co Mike
  14. Hello , My bass anglo was sold awhile ago I do not expect to see another like that one Mike
  15. It is with great sadness I let the ITM players know that my friend and excellent anglo player died last Sunday of a heart attack Kit Owens will live long in my memory.If any one wishes to contact me please do so and I will answer any questions if I can. Mike Acott
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