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Hi Wolf - nice baritone - I have one very similar to yours - mine is a 56 key.

I'm a big fan of New Model concertinas, and these baritones are great.

Mine also has a rivetted action.

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5 hours ago, Wolf Molkentin said:

Lachenal Baritone, riveted action, low F

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Wolf , that is  one  number later than  the   New Model  Baritone  I used to own.

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32 minutes ago, Geoff Wooff said:

Wolf , that is  one  number later than  the   New Model  Baritone  I used to own.

 

That's amazing, Geoff. Did you then replace it with your Baritone Treble? Would you care to rate your former instrument referring to your own playing? Do you know who owns it now?

 

I really like the sounds mine is making (resp. letting me make)...

 

All the best - 🐺

 

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Hi  Wolf, 

no I already had the   Baritone Treble.  The  New Model  baritone was  an instrument I  found here in France  a few years ago.  It  needed  a little  maintenance  work  but played  very  well  and the low  notes  had    really  nice tone  and spoke  quickly.  I  should have kept it  but  I sold it to  Nils Meyn in Hambourg, so you  might meet it sometime.

 

Good luck with yours,

Geoff.

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On 5/21/2019 at 10:29 AM, SteveS said:

Hi Wolf - nice baritone - I have one very similar to yours - mine is a 56 key.

I'm a big fan of New Model concertinas, and these baritones are great.

Mine also has a rivetted action.

 

Hi Steve, thank you for the encouragement re this instrument. Actually it's my first New Model concertina; I loved my first "real" (disregarding the Hohner/Stagi) concertina, which happened to be an Excelsior, Lachenal's Old (Top) Model if you will. The sound was perfectly balanced for playing melody with harmonies. The action was o.k., the bellows all too worn, and overall a lack of sufficient air supply. Needs some TLC (valves, bellows patches, bushings), but I believe it will keep being too slow for fluently playing honrpipes and stuff, now that I'm spoiled for it (by my Model 24 in particular).

 

I really like my very plain and simple Lachenal Mahogany 20b Anglo, and I love the sound of the Rosewood G/D. Most of the time in the nearer future I will just switch between the G/D and the New Model Baritone I guess. Return of the Lachenal instruments? in a way. But I can't gauge a top level Lachenal treble, i.e. New Model or Edeo, as I never played one. However, my Aeola TT and Model 24 are both exceptional instruments as for me...

 

Do you think your 56 baritone is slightly larger? rather not so I guess, and I reckon it has the partly radial, partly parallel reedpan like mine...

 

All the best - 🐺

 

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15 hours ago, Geoff Wooff said:

Hi  Wolf, 

no I already had the   Baritone Treble.  The  New Model  baritone was  an instrument I  found here in France  a few years ago.  It  needed  a little  maintenance  work  but played  very  well  and the low  notes  had    really  nice tone  and spoke  quickly.  I  should have kept it  but  I sold it to  Nils Meyn in Hambourg, so you  might meet it sometime.

 

Good luck with yours,

Geoff.

 

Thank you Geoff - I had a vague notion re Nils' baritone, as he was actually involved in the sale and told me of his alike instrument (which I believe to have met in former years)!

 

I really love the sound; it's different but not inferior to the one of a baritone Aeola IMO. The only tone not speaking so well are the extra low Fs (which I only had to shift from right to left), maybe I'll have to work a bit on the voicing of these two reeds; and as with any (EC) instrument I'm torn between the F and F# (resp. Bb and B with the TT).

 

All the best - 🐺

 

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Hi I,m not a techy but why can,t I attach photo,s ? is 3.91mb a bit limited? Sorry I,m not usually a complainer, but would like to show my concertina. 

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20 minutes ago, welsh boi said:

Hi I,m not a techy but why can,t I attach photo,s ? is 3.91mb a bit limited? Sorry I,m not usually a complainer, but would like to show my concertina. 

 

You would have to use software to reduce the resolution or store the pic(s) at a third party‘s webspace and then include a link in your post.

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Hi, I’m new to Concertina.net, and new to concertinas in general. 8 years ago I attended The university of Western Ontario, where I studied piano technology. I learned to tune and repair pianos. Recently, I saw a concertina at Auction. I thought it might be interesting to take one apart and learn more about them.

The previous owner stated that the concertina was made in Winnipeg, but I learned only the case was built in Winnipeg. The concertina is actually a Lachenal Anglo.

im hoping by following this page I will learn a lot, 

Thanks for allowing me in the group,

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Does anyone check these pages anymore?

Anyway, I have a new babe since April 2019. A C/G anglo built in Dublin 2018. Very nice, both sound and looks, and finally I have a decent box that doesn't work against me when I play it.

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Looks very nice and you obviously enjoy playing it and that's what matters. 

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On 5/22/2019 at 8:38 AM, Wolf Molkentin said:

Do you think your 56 baritone is slightly larger? rather not so I guess, and I reckon it has the partly radial, partly parallel reedpan like mine...

 

Hi Wolf

Here's a picture of my 56-key New Model baritone

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