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Hello everyone ! I am completely new to concertina and like to buy one ! (Not new to guitar and a very small experience with diatonic accordion). I was going for the "Wren 2" concertina which seem like the perfect beginner concertina: Italian reed, 30 buttons, 6 fold and 3 year of warranty. The sound is a little harsh to my hear but apparently it get sweeter with time... Then I found a "low end" restored Lachenal (20 buttons, mahogany, bone button, 5 fold), picture in attachment (what a beautiful instrument). I like the sound of every Lachenal I can hear on youtube. My problem is that for both concertina, I can't try it or hear how it sound, action etc...(only 1 video for the Wren). For the Lachinal, I am afraid about the action (hearing the click when pressing button, heard this happen on Lachinal). My mind goes to The Wren but my heart to the Lachinal... I have very little time to learn the instrument so I think 20 buttons is more than enough for the moment, I prefer a pleasant sound ;-) But is the Lachenal a sure buy ? (kind of expensive for a blind buy :-) Thank you for your input and help ! Nicolas