ended concertinas, are usually plated with nickel, silver or even gold. After
Although the condition of the ends does not affect the sound quality or
Replating improves the instruments apperance and greatly increases its value.
up of typical wear of nickle plated ends. On places where the nickle has chipped
The same instrument, replated.
The finished instrument, a Wheatstone 48 key English with
This is a badly worn gold painted 56 key extended baritone aeola.
The same instrument in 24 karat gold
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