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Bargain Cheap Lachenal 48 Key Tutor Model

Type : English
Make : Lachenal
Model : 48 Key Treble
Price : £500
Concertina Description

A genuine 48 Key English concertina for only a tiny bit more money than for a cheap, plastic, Chinese copy.

This is a Victorian 48 key treble with mahogany ends, bone buttons, brass reeds and 4 fold bellows.

It has been fitted with new pads, valves, straps and tuned to concert pitch.

This is the most basic , bottom model of genuine English concertinas.

It is not quality-but neither are the modern copies -but it has a few advantages over them. One -it is a genuine antique, 2-it sounds like a concertina which accordion-reeded ones do not and 3.- it is only really useful to teach you the system and to see if you enjoy playing the instrument without spending a fortune-but if you do-and want to upgrade-it will come back in an upgrade situation at the same price that it was sold for. I assume of course that it will be in the same condition. A modern copy is worth half what you pay for it the minute you buy it!

Interested in this concertina? Call us to arrange a trial on + 44 (0) 1270 879958