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    Heres a link to one discussion here...

    General consensus seems to be they weren't all that popular.

    Stan Hugill has written they were not seen and he was there.

    I'll have to admit to carrying my Jefferies anglo on the bulker I sailed on for years,  many times around the world taking surplus US surplus grain to an assortment of third world countries.

   I don't think I was the only one to do this.

   Walt Disney may have contributed to the sea-going concertina popularity.

   I would chase down the Dan Worrall book if I were you.

   Have fun.

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The Anglo-German Concertina: A Social History
by Dan M Worrall


Volume 1: https://www.amazon.com/Anglo-German-Concertina-Social-History/dp/0982599609


Volume 2: https://www.amazon.com/Anglo-German-Concertina-Social-History/dp/0982599617


I believe the seafaring content is in volume 1, but don’t hold me to it.

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