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  1. Does anybody have any information on the English concertina player Tom jukes please?
  2. I remember a couple of videos you did with a baritone treble.Do you not miss the lower notes then?
  3. Lovely thick sound!.....I was sure you had some lower notes in there.Have you given up on lower range concertinas?
  4. Lovely playing ...... what's the instrument please?
  5. I played the metal ended piccolo sized treble of Betty Auckland's at Chris algars, maybe 14 or 15 years ago.....it was the best 'treble' he had up there.....I was very tempted to buy it, I wanted to buy it, but it was 2750 quid, which at the time seemed so expensive!🙄.....so I bottled it.... Great playing in your socks Rob!
  6. Robbie, Do you own any aeola trebles in piccolo sized bodies?
  7. Tell us the story please Robbie! And also where you found the amboyna and metal ones..... Happy new year and best wishes Simon.
  8. Thanks Jake....but I would prefer ones with patina☺️
  9. Here's a couple of better photos... Rather than sell it, I would prefer a straight swap for a wooden ended treble of roughly the same value!
  10. Does anyone have any old original Wheatstone English concertina wrist straps knocking around in their workshop please? Must be salvageable!!!
  11. Lovely looking instrument Geoff.....I imagine that after all your fine tuning and fiddling it will play brilliantly! Arguably the best period for aeolas? Good luck with the sale.
  12. I have been playing it as a baritone treble quite alot as it is at the moment, just remembering that b flat and e flat are in the middle columns not in the outer ones.....takes a little thought, but if I can do it , it can't be too tricky!
  13. You are right little John!!!!!....but I can't remember the last time I played a d sharp let alone a d flat 😀
  14. Geoff, Don't get too many complaints from the family, and the dog remains in the room....so I'm guessing it sounds good!....As with certain lachenals the reeds seem to be set exceptionally well, so the response is very fast. It's worth noting that if you changed the b and b flat reeds around and the e and e flat reeds you would have a 48 key baritone treble.....
  15. I would consider swapping it for a really good wooden ended treble if that helps!
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