Exploring a 20 button Lachenal Anglo

  1. Introduction
  2. Instruction for opening your concertina
  3. The left front-plate is unscrewed, but the bolts are left in place.
  4. After removal of the front-plate we have a look at the action board.
  5. Looking back at the inside of the front-plate.
  6. After removal of the action board, the reed pan is visible.
  7. Now we study the inside of the action board.
  8. The reed pan is removed and..
  9. .. the bellows inside is visible.
  10. We can have a closer look at the reed pan: top view and a back view and a side view.


  11. For the right hand side we start the same way.
  12. Removing the front-plate shows the action board.
  13. After removal of the action board the reed pan can be seen.
  14. We have a look at the inside of the front-plate and the inside of the action board.
  15. We have another look at the action board and see the impressive extra spring of the air valve.
  16. Finally we examine the reedpan: top-view and back-side view
  17. Instruction for closing your concertina