Wheatstone concertina dating
Visit and look up the date of manufacture of your concertina (and other information, sometimes in rather cryptic format) in wheatstone's. David aumann ([email protected]) is interested in dating lachenal for example, whereas each of the wheatstone fulcrums for the button levers was. Im trying to date my lachenal (12732) but i cant find the database of serial from the wheatstone ledgers it can be seen that concertinas were.
Page 1 of 2 - dating a lachenal from the serial number - posted in concertina history: hi everyone im trying to date my lachenal (12732) but i cant find the database of serial numbers anywhere please could someone point me in the right direction id love to learn more about my instrument so any other. If you still have the original bill of sale or any other way of dating its purchase with certainty so much the better if you have a wheatstone concertina and you can.
Dating lachenal concertinas - serial numbers/descriptions - posted in h boyd branded concertinas from both lachenal and wheatstone. (dating of lachenal concertinas) by david aumann the story goes that louis lachenal, who had been employed by the wheatstone company, left to set up his own business (possibly taking some of wheatstone's tools, and even some employees) around 1848-1850 he is thought to have started up manufacture around.
The years between 1830 and his marriage in 1847 represent the time of wheatstone's greatest involvement both with the family's musical instrument business and with the development of the concertina, and it is from this period that most of the prototype concertinas in the c m collection date the 1829 symphonium patent. Directory resources in the concertina library for dating vintage concertinas lachenal-sig-wheatstone-concertina-ledgers wheatstone concertina ledgers directory: historical business records of c wheatstone & co from the horniman museum in london earlier ledgers from the wayne archives contain company sales. Resources in the concertina library for dating vintage concertinas lachenal-sig- wheatstone-concertina-ledgers wheatstone concertina ledgers directory.
Wheatstone concertina dating
However, the wheatstone concertina, by virtue of its fully chromatic and eminently showing that the concertina was in fact in production by this date -- fourteen. Send chris algar of barleycorn concertinas (see section 9, shops and dealers) a note or an email giving a brief description of your lachenal concertina and its number if you still have the original bill of sale or any other way of dating its purchase with certainty so much the better if you have a wheatstone concertina and.
Dating lachenal concertinas - serial numbers/descriptions - posted in general concertina discussion: the recent the edeophone topic in the discussion forum for concertina history turned to my appeal for serial numbers and accompanying descriptions for all types of lachenal concertinas, as input. Concertina timeline page 1 date wheatstone scates lachenal jones nickolds austin case crabb chidley 1818 born 9th january.
Lookup serial numbers in wheatstone concertina ledgers 1830s to 1890s, to get date and direct link to the scanned image. Now -- this should be viewed as only a rough guide, as there is a much better resource for dating wheatstone concertincas made in and after 1910 visit http:// wwwhornimaninfo and look up the date of manufacture of your concertina (and other information, sometimes in rather cryptic format) in wheatstone's actual ledgers. Indexes of serial numbers and dates in wheatstone concertina ledgers with direct links to the scanned images.