Sold: Hohner Student II piano accordion. Made in Germany. This little accordion has 26 keys and twelve basses, which in practice means bass fundamental and chords in Bb,F,C,G,D,A. Major chords are normal for the Student II, but I removed the major third note for each chord, so they work for major and minor tunes. Please see the video below of the same model of instrument (previously sold from this website) for further explanation and demonstration, T
Settimio Soprani piano accordion (sold), with 41 key 120 bass. This used instrument has been serviced and tuned. It has four voices on the treble side (LMMH) with seven couplers to mix the reed sets. The couplers are labelled bassoon, bandoneon, organ, master, musette, oboe and piccolo. There are two switches on the bass side (for the low reeds). It is in excellent condition (as you can see from the photos) with a small amount of wear to the black treble keys in the middle of the keyboard. The instrument has an astonishing range and is extremely powerful (see the video demo below.
(SOLD) Pariselle melodeon with19+6 buttons in DG. This was made in 2014 in Yeovil under the direction of Emmanuel Pariselle. It is fitted with hand finished Ciccarelli reeds and is octave tuned, with two voices, Low and Medium, with two switches to give three settiings (L, M, or LM). It has 14 basses and a six button helper row. The layout is Pariselle’s standard 19+6 button layout, which has been optimised for ease of playing. For instance there is a complete scale of A on the pull bellows. This is a unique instrument, made from French walnut and inlaid with red Z banding. The red buttons were selected to echo the red bellows and the inlay. The bass chords are ‘thirdless’. The note layout is here: Pariselle 19+6 DG layout and it weighs 3.5kg or 8lbs. Please watch the video demo to hear this instrument.
Here is an example of a Parrot compact piano accordion. Made in China, this instrument has 2 voices and 30 treble keys, which means you can get down to the lower G, which is very useful indeed. It has 24 bass, which as you can see from the demo, is enough. Parrot accordions have a bright sound and this one is comfortable and easy to play.
Here is a Scandalli 120 bass piano accordion (now sold). Made in Italy. Has a full sized (41 key) keyboard, three voices (LMM) seven treble couplers and five a voice bass with two couplers. The keyboard action is light and fast and the treble couplers allow for a variety of sounds. Please see the demo video below.