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  1. I did look into this Alan but the reeds are a bit thin so I will leave it, its got a lovely tone.
  2. I paid £350 for a 26 button model, its tuned B/F sharp. being repaired at the moment by Andrew Norman. The price they are asking is crazy.
  3. What ever came over you.
  4. I have the same model with no stamp, I was given the same info that Stephen said. they have a lovely tone . Mine was tuned B F#
  5. I collected Cigarette cards for years and have this card in my collection and also another card with a Concertina connection on is in the set "Life onboard a Man of War" which shows the Sailors Hornpipe being performed with Concertina playing sailor.
  6. Thanks Wes, I have also found a photo of an English Wheatstone with glass buttons but no Anglo , it’s in D/A tuning , appears to be a bit of a rarity.
  7. I bought a Lachenal Anglo 38 glass button from a Car Boot many years ago, its a wreck and still in want of repair, there was only a couple of glass buttons remaining and my question is has any body a picture of one its metal ended 38 keys, I have never seen one . not many made probably.
  8. Got the same one Alan at a Car boot sale, make nice earings.
  9. thanks Cohen, already seen that one a while back, not up to the job I`m afraid
  10. I know they are very rare but its worth a try, it must be in top condition, not asking much is it. I have only ever seen one and that belonged to Keith Kendrick,
  11. I feel very privileged to of waited only 11 years for my wonderful F/C Anglo in the lower scale it was well worth waiting for, a fantastic instrument and a great source of pleasure as I`m sure yours will be.
  12. One of my finds, any ideas of the date etc
  13. Thanks, I think you're right
  14. One from my postcard collection, just thought someone might have heard of him. On the back is written, sketch by L. Smith,9 Vespa st, Widnes. Vespa in the address is not very clear, could beVesyph
  15. Thank you all for your help and advice, I now have a nice box
  16. Please contact me if you have one for sale in the U.K., thanks in anticipation
  17. I have a Jeffries/ Crabb 26 button in B / F# and has a lovely tone. It could be for sale.
  18. I have a cottage for Folk Week from 11th until the 19th of August in central Broadstairs we have Double Room available if interested for the whole week or part of the week please contact me, Concertina players most welcome,
  19. A lovely sounding Aeola, refurbished and new 7 fold bellows fitted by the Dippers many years ago. I took the very top reed out for an air button and lost it otherwise it`s in perfect working order, comes with custom made box. Can be played at my home in Woking Surrey or Bexhill East Sussex or if you live on route from Woking to South Coast meeting up can probably be arranged. please email me for photo`s on, baz1945@sky.com or contact me on 07341288716
  20. Thanks for that, but uk only I thinks
  21. Any English Baritones for sale, 48 button, Thanks
  22. I sold an old beat up Lachenal Anglo on Ebay a few years ago to a French clown, He wanted it as a prop not to play.
  23. Thank you Stephen, I found time to read George Jones memoir it all makes sense now.
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