Scarlatti Nero melodeon in D/G (Sold). Beginners package!! The Nero is a cut above the cheaper Scarlatti models. It has Czech Dural reeds and a great sound and is compact and lightweight. This instrument is in good condition and has been serviced. It comes with two books (with CD and DVD) and a soft rucksack gigbag. Please see the video to hear it.
Hohner Pokerwork in CF (sold). Tidy condition, serviced and tuned. The tuning (CF) is gaining in popularity in the UK. German made instruments in reasonable order like this don’t come up that often. Please look at the video to hear this instrument.
This Albrecht melodeon (sold) is one of five of this design made in 2013 by the innovative young German accordion maker, Kay Albrecht (see his web site here). It demonstrates a convergence of art and music, with its fabulous appearance and sound quality. The reeds are hand finished and give a rapid response to the player. This instrument has only been played a handful of times and is in mint condition. It has three voices on the treble side and four bass buttons. It comes with a luxury hard case.
Pariselle melodeon in DG with 14 bass. (Now SOLD) 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 here – Pariselle Layout PDF. This is a unique instrument, made from French walnut and custom inlay. The bass chords are ‘thirdless’. This wonderful instrument weighs 3.5kg or 8lbs. Please watch the video demo to hear an identical instrument (the melodeon in the video was made alongside this one for sale).
Video of instrument with identical reeds and voices.