Morse & Co. Ceili Anglo Concertina-The Morse & Co Ceili Anglo is a 30-key anglo concertina, available with a Jeffries or Wheatstone/Lachenal fingering layout, in a variety of keys. Finish choices include a rich natural ‘rosewood’ stain or satin black. Like all Morse concertinas, the Morse & Co. The Morse & Co Ceili Anglo is Handcrafted to offer the best features of high-end vintage concertinas and comes with a fitted hardshell case and a 5-year warranty against defective parts and workmanship. Instruments are made to order. R Morse, has been making high-quality, reliable concertinas under the R. Morse & Co. brand since 1999. Our concertinas are nimble instruments with a full, bright tone, satisfying to play and appealing to the eye as well. These instruments are meticulously designed and built in western Massachusetts.
|Buttons:||30 (option of left-hand thumb drone for additional charge). Made of black Delrin®, 1/4″ across with slightly domed tops, offering comfort over many hours of playing. Natural felt bushings contribute to a smooth and quiet action. Raised air button.|
|Dimensions:||6.25″ across the flats, approx. 5.75″ end to end when compressed. Weighs 2 lbs. 4 oz. (1.0 kg)|
|Tuning:||Available in C/G, G/D, D/A, Bb/F.
A = 440 Hz.
|Layout:||Wheatstone/Lachenal are standard. Custom layouts upon request.|
|Case:||Custom-made fitted hardshell case included.|
|Action:||We use a traditional riveted action and stainless steel springs for a quick and even response.|
|Reedpan:||The reedpan and action board are integrated, making our instruments unusually light and offering a full and bright sound.|
|Reeds:||We use high-grade Italian-made accordion reeds, providing a response and dynamic range equal to or surpassing that of many vintage concertinas. Our standard reeds strike a good balance of response and tone. Hand-finished (tipo a mano) reeds are also available for an additional charge (C/G and G/D only).|
|Bellows:||Our standard bellows have six folds and a traditional construction of acid-free card stock, goat and cow leathers, and linen, providing strength, flexibility, and durability. A seven-fold bellows is available for an additional charge.|
|Endframes:||The graceful fretwork is made of a strong cherry laminate with a rich natural ‘rosewood’ stain or a satin black finish.|
|Fittings:||Our concertinas are fitted with our own brass endbolts and thumbscrews.
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