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Anglogeezer

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About Anglogeezer

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    Chatty concertinist
  • Birthday 03/16/1948

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    Singer, Anglo player, learning the Northumbrian pipes.
    Cicely Fox Smith, her life, her work.
  • Location
    Beverley, East Yorkshire, England
  1. Anglogeezer

    48B. Lachenal, At Auction. 07Th Feb, Rotherham, Uk.

    The hammer price on this was £520. Jake
  2. Anglogeezer

    20B. Anglo, At Auction. 8/9 Feb, Epping, U.k.

    The hammer price for this was, £80. With buyers premium of 20% thats £96. Jake
  3. At auction 07th February by PAUL BEIGHTON AUCTIONEEERS Woodhouse Green Thurcroft Rotherham, South Yorkshire S66 9AQ Lot : 299 An antique Lachenal & Co. hexagonal rosewood concertina in case. Estimate = £200/£300 see here : http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/paul-beighton-auctioneers-ltd/catalogue-id-srpau10038/lot-a4097b7c-2880-4c89-8490-a5a200ecc0c4?utm_source=auction-alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=auction-alert&utm_content=lot-image-link Jake
  4. At auction 08/09th February, by BONNINGTONS AUCTIONEERS & VALUERS Forest Lodge Commercial Complex High Road Epping Essex CM16 5HW Lot :151. A concertina in rosewood with 10 buttons each side in mahogany case with recessed brass handle by A J Cater, 45 Wharf Street, Leicester. Estimate = £150/£250 see here : http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/boningtons-auctioneers-and-valuers/catalogue-id-srbon10080/lot-37a07218-766d-4640-80de-a5a200b82035?utm_source=auction-alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=auction-alert&utm_content=lot-image-link Jake
  5. For auction by STROUD AUCTIONS. February 10th/11th. Unit J, Bath Road Trading Estate Bath Road Stroud Gloucestershire GL5 3QF Lot 181 A c1900 MacCann Duet concertina by Lachenal & Co with 56 bone buttons, raised metal fretwork ends and nine folds to the bellows. No 1818 etched to the end plate. Estimate = £200/£300. see here :http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/stroud-auctions-ltd/catalogue-id-srstr10042/lot-6196b4f8-bfa8-49ae-8247-a5a00095faea?utm_source=auction-alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=auction-alert&utm_content=lot-image-link Jake
  6. For auction, 16/17th February at, The Canterbury Auction Galleries, 40 Station Road West, Canterbury, Kent. Lot 747. A Wheatstone concertina, No. 35301, in simulated rosewood with black leather cloth covered box for same Estimate = £300/£500 see here : http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/canterbury-auction-galleries/catalogue-id-srcan10021/lot-e2f70507-022d-4476-a43c-a5a001021154?utm_source=auction-alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=auction-alert&utm_content=lot-image-link The single photo shows the right hand end with 25 buttons and no air button. The ledgers give a date of 17/04/1940 and 46 buttons. I assume therefore we have a duet of some description. (I'm an anglo man - all duets look the same to me!!!) Jake
  7. Anglogeezer

    56B. Another ?wheatstone? At Auction 03 Feb. Plymouth Uk.

    This sold for hammer price of £1350, plus buyers premium of 20% = £1650 Jake
  8. Anglogeezer

    56B. ?wheatstone? At Auction. 03 Feb. Plymouth Uk.

    This sold for a hammer price of £290, plus 20% buyers premium = £348 Jake
  9. Anglogeezer

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    No! The way our concertinas are made results from corners being cut in order to drive the price down! When we speak of the buttons being bushed, we mean a felt collar around the button where it comes thru the end. This reduces noise. [Not found on lower value 'tinas!] Here's a link to a picture of a SUTTNER concertina : http://www.suttnerconcertinas.com/images/a2-32_lg.jpg you can clearly see the red felt around the buttons. Higher quality concertinas also have longer buttons that project below the lever and locate into a hole in the board on which the lever mechanism sits. This keeps the button straight when moving up & down. The bottom of this hole is also 'bushed' to prevent a loud knocking sound every time a button is pressed!! I mean, we don't want to be relegated to the rhythm section do we!?!? Jake
  10. For auction on 03 February at PLYMOUTH AUCTION ROOMS. 359 Faraday Mill Trade Park Cattewater Road Catedown Plymouth Devon PL4 0SE Lot 107 : A concertina possibly Wheatstone, burr walnut case inlaid with gilt decoration and further decoration to the bellows, 56 keys in total with a burr walnut travel box. Estimate : £300/£400 Here :http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/plymouth-auction-rooms/catalogue-id-srpl10040/lot-43e073fa-9439-4cc4-970b-a59c00ab0500 Only the right hand pictured which shows an extra button in front of the thumb strap. Jake
  11. For auction on 03 February at PLYMOUTH AUCTION ROOMS. 359 Faraday Mill Trade Park Cattewater Road Catedown Plymouth Devon PL4 0SE Lot 106 : A concertina, probably Wheatstone, with pierced steel ends, with 56 keys and leather travel case. Estimate : £200/£300 Here :http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/plymouth-auction-rooms/catalogue-id-srpl10040/lot-b749fcd8-4ca4-43b4-ad74-a59c00ab0500 Only the right hand pictured which shows two extra holes without buttons. Jake
  12. Anglogeezer

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    I have a Gremlin 30 button Anglo, which is basically a Stagi W15S. Here's a link to two pictures on FLICKR photo sharing site https://www.flickr.com/photos/33443085@N05/shares/6xpA7q The first shows the buttons in position with the rubber tubing. The second is a button on its own with the rubber in place, showing the slot which fits over the lever. The rubber needs to be compressed to slide the button on and off. As THEO says; to get the end back on invert the carcase and offer the end from underneath - best done with two people perhaps. Jake
  13. Anglogeezer

    32B Lachenal Anglo. At Auction. 29/01. Middle Claydon. Uk.

    Just watched this go for £850. Jake
  14. Thats strange! A thread about a WALLIS concertina on E-bay and here : http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/trs-auctions/catalogue-id-thomso10046/lot-f1d5efaa-8eb1-4983-8733-a59a010aebf5?utm_source=auction-alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=auction-alert&utm_content=lot-image-link is one for auction in Edinburgh. Numbered 35222 with an address in EUSTON ROAD London Jake
  15. Anglogeezer

    First Step In Restoration

    Exactly!!! My very first thought was, HOW CLEAN & TIDY. Jake
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