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Wheatstone "Mayfair" English Concertina

Wheatstone "Mayfair" English Concertina
Asking price: €350 sold
Tim Morris
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Ballinakill, Laois
4 years ago
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Wheatstone "Mayfair" English Concertina

Description (last update: 4 years ago)

Wheatstone "Mayfair" 30 button English Concertina. Excellent condition with perfect 6 fold bellows.
Made between 1955-1960, serial number 1170.

Shipping: CollectionPost/Courier
Payment: Cash
lacken28 5 years ago
hi, I am on the lookout for a good concertina. Is the bellows fully intact and what are the reeds like
Tim Morris 5 years ago
@lacken28: Hi, the bellows are perfect and all the reeds work fine in both directions, no buzzing or any other strange noises.
lacken28 5 years ago
sorry, one more question. Do you play yourself and if so would you consider the buttons stiff to push.
Tim Morris 5 years ago
@lacken28: Hi there, no I don't play myself so I cannot vouch for the button feel. This belonged to my late father who was an avid concertina player so the concertina was kept in good condition. I suggest if you are interested you are welcome to come and try it out. Send me a pm for the address if you want to have a look. Regards Tim
fracturedreeds 4 years ago
Hi Tim, I'll give you 400 for it.
Tim Morris 4 years ago
OK, you got a deal at €400 - based on you collecting or if you need shipping you pay for packing / courier costs.  Sending you a pm to make the arrangements.  Cheers Tim
Sharon3791 4 years ago
Is this still for sale?
Tim Morris 4 years ago
Still Available: Fracturedreeds never got back to me???  So available at the price I agreed to at €400.
Tim Morris 4 years ago
@Sharon3791: Hi there, yes the Mayfair is still for sale. If you are interested then I'd recommend a try before you buy, although I'm sure you'd be impressed. Regards Tim
Boxlad 4 years ago
Are you willing to go any lower on the price?
Tim Morris 4 years ago
@Boxlad: Hi, considering none of the interest shown has actually arrived at a sale so far then yes, within reason. Please note that there are a couple of Mayfair's in the UK at Hobgoblin selling for over £500 GBP so make it a sensible offer please.