‘The Vintage’ Concertina
We make The Vintage Concertinas In The Classic Way, with separate hardwood reed pans. The reeds are top quality Brass Plate Traditional style, “Singular Concertina Reeds” with steel tongues.
Our Concertinas are top of the range professional quality, we handcraft our 7 fold Bellows using high grade leather. The Vintage has a 19th century design inspired grill pattern, with high shine steel buttons and silver thumbscrews.
Choice of exotic hardwoods including Rosewood, Mahogany, Wenge Walnut wood.
The button action of the Vintage Concertina is superb, every button is set to 30 gram pressure ensuring an even level of play ability throughout. The rivited levers provide the player with the response needed for fast ornamentation and rolls.
As a means to eliminate long waiting times for top of the range Concertinas, we employ 5 Irish staff to keep up with the demand. This enables us to supply a Vintage Concertina to customers within a 6 – 8 week period.
Our instruments are made here in Dublin, at An Siopa Ceoil 184 Crumlin Road. We have a workshop to the rear of the shop where you can see the process in action.
Features Of The Vintage Include:
– 30 Button C/G Concertina
– Brass plate Concertina reeds
– Dovetailed reed slots
– 7 fold leather bellows
– Solid Exotic Hardwood Ends (Optional Inlay)
– Riveted levers, Responsive Action
– Button Pressure 30 grams
– 5 Year Guarantee
“I will not separate myself a second from the concertina -well, now I played it a little bit and I am really fond of it. Nice mechanics nice sound easy bellows. A dream of a concertina. I am suddenly a better player ! Compliments.” – Fulvio Quattrocchi (Germany)
Michaela Cunningham is a Concertina teacher in Vancouver and is available to give lessons on line. Here she is playing The Vintage Concertina made by The Irish Concertina Company.
Thank you Michaela for doing these recordings for us.
To contact Michaela
Patrick O Loughlan – Vintage Concertina
Francis Droney Playing the Vintage Concertina