A brief history of Crabb, written in 1978 as the firm neared
150 years in business. Accompanying photographs of the Crabbs and the
Islington premises by Bob Naylor.
Originally published in Folk News, 1978.
Republished with different photographs at Concertina.net.
Dealer's pricelist from J. J. Vickers listing models and prices for English, Duet, and Anglo concertinas,
including instruments made by C. Wheatstone & Co., Lachenal & Co., Jeffries, Jones, Shakespeare,
Case, Chidley, Crane, and Crabb. Dated c. 1935 by internal evidence.