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  1. And the strap lock on the handle looks very similar as well.
  2. No. I don't know about McNeela, but the Rochelle is designed and developed by Wim Wakker of CC, to be produced in China.
  3. Have you seen Paul Draper's little invention?
  4. As played in 2008 on youtube by Marien Lina, member on C.net. His comment on this tune: Blaeu gaeren en koper draet" a Dutch tune known from `Hollantsche Boerenlieties en Contredansen` part 1 (1700), also known as "la boree" or ´Bourree de la France`, It has parts in common with the english ´parsons farwell` from the Playford Dancing Master of 1653. it also has a lot in common with a melody in "Valerius´ gedenck clanck", 1625 ("hij die tot een opperheld"). It is a long time ago that melodies of existing popular street songs were used for promoting christian texts. This suggests that the song was a well known Dutch street song before 1625.
  5. Beautiful instrument indeed!
  6. Her name is Pauline de Snoo. https://www.concertina.nl/en/index.php
  7. Unless rcr27 was thinking about wriststraps, like in Mudchutney's pictures.
  8. I made a less elaborated version years ago, which I use as my Whatsapp signature: {::} }}}} }
  9. I see. Thanks. So the left thumb button does play a note? Or two I suppose, one on the push, one on the pull?
  10. Please explain for an ignorant EC player: I see 18+1 buttons on the left and 19+1 on the right side. For me this makes 37 or 39, but never 38. Or am I missing something?
  11. John Kirkpatrick. See C.net event calendar: https://www.concertina.net/forums/index.php?/calendar/event/239-anglo-workshop-weekend-in-shropshire-with-john-kirkpatrick/
  12. Mon epouse = my husband ?
  13. #28790 is a Baritone (model 20a), not a Tenor-Treble (model 19). See the pricelist from that period: http://www.concertina.com/pricelists/wheatstone-english/Wh-Pricelist-Eng-c1918.pdf
  14. http://www.concertina.com/eydmann/thoumire-technique/index.htm Simon's own comment on the subject in 2005.
  15. This one is coming close isn't it? X:130 T:Tarantella M:6/8 L:1/8 R: K:Amin EAB|c2c dcB|c2c ABc|B2B dcB|A3 EAB| c2c dcB|c2c ABc|B2B dcB|A3:| |:a2a|e2e a2a|e2e ede|f2f fgf|e3 efe| d2d ded|c2c cdc|B2B dcB|A3:| K:C |:GAB|cBc ece|g2g gag|f2f fgf|e3 GAB| cBc ece|g2g gag|bag fed| c3:|
  16. Hi Pierre, Dowright who knows all about manufacturing dates of our Lachenal concertinas is building a database. He will be interested in all the features of your concertina: system, used materials, number of buttons, number of bellow folds, etc. Quid pro quo.
  17. On the far left (with glasses) on is Rob Harbron. Opposite to him is fiddle player Sam Sweeney. Together with Andy Cutting they are "Leveret".
  18. Visible for me. I'm not on Facebook. Thanks for sharing.
  19. Beautiful! Danny, do you mind me using this to congratulate friends of mine?
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