Category Archives: Stuff to buy

These instruments are either restored and or repaired and ready for sale or are waiting to be restored (you can still buy them, though)..

Hohner Amatona

For Sale Hohner Amatona IV button accordion – £495

For Sale Hohner Amatona IV button accordion. This is the four voice ‘DeLuxe’ version of this classic instrument, tuned to BC, with five couplers to mix and match the LMMM reeds. As you can hear from the video it sounds fabulous and has a pronounced level of tremolo without being harsh on the ear. The reeds and valves are in good condition  (there is a small amount of wear to the bellows tape but not enough to justify replacement). The instrument is ready to play and comes with a hard case.

Price: £495
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Chromatic Button Accordion – 32 bass

Nice little CBA –  Chromatic  Button Accordion – from Royal Standard, with C system right-hand layout and 32 stradella bass (see this Wiki entry for an explanation of the RH keyboard layout). Restoration entails a full reed overhaul and tuning. Great place to start if you want to try out the chromatic button way of playing.

Instruments of this size are unusual. Restored price £475

If you are interested in this accordion please contact me.

Settimio Soprani piano accordion 80bass

‘Settimio Soprani Two’ piano accordion with 34 keys and 80 bass.  Two voice. Compared to modern accordions this is relatively light in weight and less tiring to play and carry around than a full sized 120 bass accordion. This is the ideal size to weight combination for a piano accordion. This will be fully restored to play-ability, with completely overhauled reeds (new valves and wax) and tuned.  There is no modern/new equivalent to this for the price.  Restored price, including new shoulder straps £475.

If you are interested in this accordion please contact me

Soprani PA 34key/36bass … (for restoration)

Soprani PA 34/36This falls into the category of a light piano accordion, with 34 keys and 36 basses (all 12 notes in the scale), and major and minor chords.  I love the look of it too. The body is in good condition, as are the bellows, which is why I want to get it back to working condition. The reeds need completely removing, cleaning, re-valving and no doubt tuning. Quite possibly all the pallets will be releathered too, though I haven’t quite decided on that just yet. It’ll be like a new accordion! And it has a case!

If you are interested in this accordion please contact me.