Dating wheatstone concertina
Jefferys, Parade Street, Paddington, W.”—a doubly misspelled reference to Charles Jeffries, Praed Street.
The later versions of Jeffries’ firm names have been found only in London post office and trade directories.
All parts are made by myself and can take time when I am busy.
I have many parts available (too many to list), plus access to a large amount of items including complete action boards (mainly English but a few Anglo and Duet) including buttons etc.
You'll also find a wide selection of books, CDs, accessories, and gifts. The anglo concertina is diatonic, playing a different note on the push and on the pull.
It is often used for chanteys and American fiddle music.
The C/G 30-button anglo concertina is a popular choice for Irish traditional music.
The left-hand side features bass and chord buttons.
There are spare parts available online, for all well known makes of concertinas; Wheatstone, Lachenal, Jeffries, Jones etc.
All types of concertina; English, Anglo, Maccann and Crane (also known as Triumph) duet systems.
Parts are supplied for all Victorian concertinas including bellows, pads, springs, valves, buttons, straps etc.
as well as materials such as binding leather and bellows papers.