Patek Concertina

MANUFACTURER BACKGROUND

Patek Standard ConcertinaIn 1880, Otto Georgi emigrated from Chemnitz, Germany to Chicago, Illinois where he played, taught, promoted, imported and published music for the chemnitzer concertina. In 1902 he partnered with Louis Vitak to sell concertinas and sheet music from their store in Chicago, and hired Otto Schlicht and his associates to produce chemnitzer concertinas in the United States under the Pearl Queen brand name. Prior to making their own instruments, Georgi would import concertinas from Fredrich Lange (Lange Concertina) in Chemnitz, Germany and sell them in the United States. The start of World War I put an end to the import activity, which is what really prompted them to begin the manufacture of instruments in the United States.

Patek concertinas were manufactured for Rudy Patek and sold by him and various other retailers throughout the Midwest, mostly during the 1920s through the 1950s. The Pearl Queen brand was manufactured for retailers (Otto) Georgi & (Louis) Vitak and later, (Louis) Vitak & (Joseph) Elsnic. Often times you will find the names of these retailers somewhere on the instrument or inside the carrying case. It was fairly common for the retailers to include an engraved plate with the buyer’s name as well. Both of these retailers also bought and sold used instruments at the retail stores. The Patek and Pearl Queen chemnitzer concertinas (different brands, but identical instruments) were the mainstay of the Polish American music scene from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Finish options started with plain wood, or wood with a simple silver wire inlay making simple outline patterns in the wood. The next step up included small “pearl” pieces inlaid with the silver wire (usually in delicate flower patterns). For the next best model, the wood finish would be covered in black lacquer (with the silver wire and pearl inlay). The higher-end concertinas had an abalone shell finish, with a very few having the abalone arranged in some type of very intricate stair-step pattern. The original sales price depended on the number of buttons, sets and types of reeds, and exterior finish. Prices fell within the range of a couple of hundred to several hundred dollars; a lot of money during those years.

After World War II, Georgi & Vitak began to import the Pearl King instrument from a manufacturer in Germany, and in the 1960s Rudy Patek imported concertinas from Italy. These were economically produced concertinas intended to provide the American market with an inexpensive alternative to domestically produced instruments.

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Serial Numbers and Manufacture Dates

The following table provides the approximate year of manufacture for instruments with a serial number that falls within the range shown. Data is from Pearl Queen and Patek Concertina records and visitor-supplied information. Date ranges will be adjusted to be more precise if and when additional data is obtained.

Serial Number : Manufacture Year

0000 – 0250 : 1911
0251 – 0500 : 1912
0501 – 0750 : 1913
0751 – 1000 : 1914
1001 – 1250 : 1915
1251 – 1500 : 1916
1501 – 1750 : 1917
1751 – 2000 : 1918
2001 – 2250 : 1919
2251 – 2500 : 1920
2501 – 2750 : 1921
2751 – 3000 : 1922
3001 – 3250 : 1923
3251 – 3500 : 1924
3501 – 3750 : 1925
3751 – 4000 : 1926
4001 – 4250 : 1927
4251 – 4500 : 1928
4501 – 4750 : 1929
4751 – 5000 : 1930
5001 – 5200 : 1931
5201 – 5423 : 1932
5424 – 5450 : 1933
5451 – 5500 : 1934
5501 – 5635 : 1935
5636 – 5710 : 1936
5711 – 5854 : 1937
5855 – 5899 : 1938
5900 – 6051 : 1939
6052 – 6060 : 1940
6061 – 6100 : 1941
6101 – 6120 : 1942
6121 – 6144 : 1943
6145 – 6149 : 1944
6150 – 6151 : 1945
6152 – 6158 : 1946

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Otto Schlicht Database

The following table provides specific details for Pearl Queen and Patek Concertinas that were built by Otto Schlicht and his associates in Chicago, Illinois. This information was compiled by Josh Sellner with assistance from Jerry Minar and Ken Yagelski. 180 entries as of 01/12/2019.

Serial Number : Details

0066 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed
0100 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1911
0550 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
0689 : Pearl Queen; ca. 1913
0970 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1914
0972 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
1014 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
1064 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; bass box
1149 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1915
1248 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut finish with silver wire and pearl inlay; ca. 1915
1480 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; ca. 1916
1494 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
1522 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; walnut veneer; ca. 1917
1598 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; walnut veneer; ca. 1917
1683 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1917
1812 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key; Abalone and black lacquer finish; ca. 1918
1890 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; bass box
1946 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; ca.1918
2007 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
2069 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; bass box
2119 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1919
2462 : Pearl Queen (Georgi & Vitak); 76 Key Double reed; inverted hand-filed reeds on aluminum plates; Pearl Flower and Walnut veneer
2473 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Diamond Abalone inlay; hand-filed reeds; low reed;
2490 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key; Abalone inlay; bass box; low reed
2503 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; ca. 1921
2626 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key; Abalone inlay; ca. 1921
2638 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1921
2645 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; ca. 1921
2819 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Walnut veneer; ca. 1922
2888 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1922
2982 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; ca. 1922
3112 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
3113 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
3134 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay in diamond pattern; ca. 1923
3257 : Pearl Queen; ca. 1924
3331 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key; Abalone inlay; ca. 1924
3356 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; Key of Bb; ca. 1924
3367 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1924
3667 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay with engraving; bass box; “Deluxe” model
3687 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1925
3878 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
3910 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; bass box
3933 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; ca. 1926
3969 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; ca. 1926
4029 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; black buttons with pearl tops; ca. 1927
4218 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer; pearl-topped buttons; bass box
4421 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Triple reed
4432 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay
4450 : Pearl Queen; 102 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer
4512 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Walnut veneer; hi/low switch; bass box
4535 : Pearl Queen (V-E);104 Key Quadruple reed; inverted Dix reeds; Abalone inlay; Bass box; Hi/low switch; “Made Sept 30 – 1927 – Tuned By J. Vicevich”
4655 : Pearl Queen; 76 Key Double reed; Walnut veneer
4743 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Abalone inlay; hi/low switch; ca. 1929
4805 : Pearl Queen
4832 : Patek; 104 Key; Gray Pearl celluloid
4889 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key; Walnut veneer
4909 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Double reed; Abalone inlay; factory fret plates; tuned Nov. 14, 1929 by John Vicevich
4923 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; Dix reeds; wood action; Pearl-topped buttons; White Pearl celluloid; “floral” engraving; factory fret plates; “Made Febr. 6 – 1929 Tune by J. Vicevich”
5013 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Double reed; walnut veneer; pearl-topped buttons; factory fret plates
5018 : Patek; 104 Key Triple reed; walnut veneer with single silver wire hairline inlay; pearl-topped buttons; factory fret plates
5030 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key double reed; walnut veneer; pearl-topped buttons; factory fret plates; metal nameplate
5045 : Pearl Queen;102 Key Triple reed; Dix reeds; Remodeled later w/ celluloid and “spear” engraving and fret plates; originally had a bass box; low reed added later
5086 : Pearl Queen
5122 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; factory fret plates; tuned May 1, 1930 by John Vicevich
5130 : Patek “Standard”; 104 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay; white buttons w/ pearl tops;
5151 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; Walnut veneer with silver single hairline inlay; pearl-topped buttons; factory fret plates; rounded palm rest
5162 : Patek; 104 Key Triple reed; first triple with all-upright reeds
5188 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Triple reed; Black and white pearl celluloid with green border; pearl-topped buttons; low reed
5216 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; Black and White Pearl celluloid with green border
5244 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; White Pearl celluloid;
5284 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Black and White pearl celluloid with green border; rhinestones in engraving; “Made 1931”
5287 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Black and White pearl celluloid with green border
5291 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Triple reed; Black and White Pearl celluloid with green border
5293 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Triple reed; Black and White Pearl celluloid with green border; pearl-topped buttons
5294 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Triple reed; Black and White Pearl celluloid with green border
5294 : Pearl Queen (possible duplicate serial number)
5297 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Triple reed; hand-filed reeds; Black and White Pearl celluloid with green border; pearl-topped buttons; experimental pre-“Duro” aluminum actions
5300 : Patek “Nonpareil”; 104 Key Triple reed; Black and White Pearl celluloid with green border
5308 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key Triple reed; Gray pearl celluloid; pearl-topped buttons
5320 : Patek “Champion” 104 Key Double reed; walnut veneer
5341 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Eb inverted Dix reeds; Star-style action; Gray Pearl celluloid; frames 11” high and 10” deep; No Hi/low switch
5382 : Patek; 104 Key; Gray Pearl celluloid; green-topped buttons
5394 : Patek “Champion”; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray pearl celluloid
5419 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray Pearl celluloid
5422 : Patek “Champion”; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray Pearl celluloid
5423 : Patek “Deluxe”;104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; square corners on frames; “Made Sept. 24, 1932”
5424 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action;White Pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving w/ extra accents on pineapples; Hi/low switch (Jerry Schuft)
5425 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; Hi/low switch
5426 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; Hi/low switch
5427 : Patek “Special”; 104 Key Triple reed; Abalone inlay
5440 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Triple reed; white pearl celluloid; “floral” engraving
5441 : Patek “Special”; 104 Key Triple reed; white pearl celluloid; “floral” engraving
5451 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; Star-style “lyre and floral” engraving; hi/low switch; “Made 1933”
5461 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Triple reed; white pearl celluloid; early “pineapple” engraving, painted polychrome;
5466 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” actions; Gray pearl celluloid; hi/low switch; Key of Bb; grilles instead of soundhole rings; picc. reeds repl. w/ mediums by J. Minar in 2004
5482 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5484 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; “Duro” action; gray pearl celluloid
5485 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; “Duro” action; gray pearl celluloid
5492 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; Hi/low switch; “Made August 15 – 34 Tuned By J. Vicevich”
5497 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; Hi/low switch
5516 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch
5529 : Royal; 104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed Friedl reeds; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; engraving on back of frames
5543 : Royal; 104 Key Quaduple reed; “Duro” action; Gray Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5549 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; gray pearl celluloid; Dix reeds; hi/low switch
5553 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; gray pearl celluloid; plain white ‘Pearl Queen’ nameplate; “Made Feb. 13 – 1935 Tune by J. V.” (John Vicevich)
5562 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; black celluloid with “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; engraving on back of frames
5567 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5586 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; “Duro” action; gray pearl celluloid
5605 : Peerless; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid with “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; old-style fret plates
5620 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch; *junked out and used for parts
5639 : Patek “Deluxe”;104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed reeds w/ piccolo; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid with “pineapple” engraving; square corners; Hi/low switch; “factory” gold bellows
5657 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; square corners w/ one piece of celluloid wrapped on frames; white pearl fret pl.
5672 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; gray pearl celluloid; hi/low switch; old-style fret plates
5713 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5716 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low Triple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; inside: “4-1937 Tune by J.V.” 10”x 10” frames
5727 : Schlicht “Duro”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds w/ picc.; white pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; new-style fretwork; grilles instead of soundhole rings; key of Bb
5749 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; new-style fret plates
5757 : Patek “Champion”; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray pearl celluloid; re-covered w/ white pearl celluloid, green mouldings, and corners rounded by Bill Hlavac
5762 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; square corners; Hi/low switch
5763 : Patek “Black Beauty”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; square corners; Hi/low switch
5764 : Patek “Black Beauty”; 104 Key Quadruple reed w/ piccolo; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; square corners; new-style fret plates; Hi/low switch
5769 : No Information (palm rest used on right side of 5620) (possibly Patek “Excelsior” quad)
5778 : Patek “Black Beauty”; 104 Key Triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; square corners; old-style fret plates
5786 : Patek or Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5801 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low Triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid with “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch; 10” square frames w/ rounded corners
5805 : Pearl Queen; Dix reeds
5810 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key; Gray Pearl celluloid
5811 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key Triple reed; “Duro” action; Gray Pearl celluloid; 9”x 10” frames with rounded corners; solid nickel mouldings
5842 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; 9”x 10” frames with rounded corners; Low reeds added later; No Hi/low switch; low reeds & blocks replaced w/ lows from 5620 by Josh Sellner
5846 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch
5847 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; white pearl finish with “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5849 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed Friedl reeds; white pearl finish with “pineapple” engraving; hi/low switch; (Elmer Scheid – received Oct. 1937)
5850 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Friedl reeds; white pearl celluloid with “pinapple” engraving; hi/low switch; Rudy Patek’s store demonstrator; (Christy Hengel’s personal instrument)
5851 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray Pearl celluloid
5853 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low Triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; No hi/low switch; grilles on end cap fronts instead of soundhole rings; 10”x 10” frames
5861 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Double reed; Dix reeds; wood action; Gray pearl celluloid
5865 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5869 : Patek “Black Beauty”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; black buttons with pearl inserts; Hi/ low switch
5875 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Low Triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; 10”x 10” frames
5877 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low Triple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5880 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed Friedl reeds; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; no engraving; hi/low switch; (engraved w/ “pineapple” pattern later)
5881 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; hi/low switch
5882 : Patek quad; lost in house fire per conversation between Rudy Patek and Christy Hengel (information from Jerry Minar)
5883 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch; Re-keyed to Bb by Jerry Minar
5886 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch
5890 : Pearl Queen
5891 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed Friedl reeds; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; hi/low switch
5902 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key High Triple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; Gray Pearl celluloid
5905 : Patek “Deluxe”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed Friedl reeds; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid; “pineapple” engraving; hi/low switch
5909 : Patek
5918 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch
5921 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Triple reed; “Duro” action; white pearl finish with “spear” engraving; “high” triple with piccolo; reed set half Friedl/half Dix
5925 : Patek “Music Master General”; 104 Key Low Triple reed; “Duro” action; Gray Pearl Celluloid; no Hi/Low switch
5934 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; “factory” gold bellows; “Patek” nameplate installed later
5940 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; white pearl celluloid; chrome accents; hi/low switch; slots instead of soundhole rings; re-covered and engraved “pinapple”
5951 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low Triple reed; Key of Eb; “Duro” action; White Pearl Celluloid; “spear” engraving; No Hi/low switch
5963 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Hand-Filed Kummer reeds; “Duro” action; Gray Pearl celluloid; no engraving; Hi/low switch
5982 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Single reed; Gray Pearl celluloid; plain white ‘Pearl Queen’ nameplate; no fret plates
5995 : Patek; 104 Key Single reed; Gray pearl celluloid; hand-filed reeds; no fret plates
6024 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; chrome accents; Hi/low switch; slots instead of soundhole rings
6043 : Patek “Champion”; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray Pearl celluloid
6045 : Patek “Champion”; 104 Key Double reed; wood action; Gray Pearl celluloid
6048 : Patek
6053 : Patek
6055 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; Black celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch
6060 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; chrome accents; Hi/low switch; slots instead of soundhole rings
6076 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; chrome accents; Hi/low switch; slots instead of soundhole rings
6106 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; spear engraving on back of instrument; Hi/low switch
6118 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Low Triple reed; Friedl reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; chrome accents; celluloid staves; nickel and green sparkle celluloid mouldings; Key of Bb
6125 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Low Triple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; celluloid staves and mouldings; hi/low switch
6127 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; chrome accents; celluloid staves and mouldings; Hi/low switch; slots instead of soundhole rings
6131 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Dix reeds with piccolo set; “Duro” action; White pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Hi/low switch; bellows replaced in 1960s
6136 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; chrome accents; hi/low switch; celluloid staves & mouldings; slots instead of soundhole rings
6144 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; nickel staves, corners, and mouldings; Hi/low switch
6144 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; celluloid staves and mouldings; Hi/low switch; (possible duplicate serial number?)
6145 : Patek “Excelsior”; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; celluloid staves and mouldings; Hi/low switch
6151 : Pearl Queen; 104 Key Quadruple reed; Hand-Filed Kummer reeds; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; “spear” engraving; Celluloid staves and mouldings; Hi/low switch
6157 : Patek; 104 Key Quadruple reed; “Duro” action; White Pearl celluloid; hi/low switch
6158 : Patek “Excelsior” – 104 Key Quadruple reed; hand-filed Friedl reeds; white pearl finish with “spear” engraving; hi/low switch; believed to be the last built by the Otto Schlicht factory

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