Hohner Student II piano accordion (sold). Made in Germany. This classic little accordion is perfect for folk sessions. It has 26 keys and twelve basses, which in practice means bass fundamental and chords in Bb,F,C,G,D,A.
Weltmeister Rubin accordion, with 30 keys on the treble side and 60 bass. Normally an instrument of this weight (6kg!!) and size will only give you 26 keys and 48 bass. This has two voices – as demoed in the video below. If you want a light and compact piano accordion this is ideal. Comes with a hard case.
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
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.
Baile 48 bass compact piano accordion (sold). 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 satisfying (especially if you are used to playing on a two octave instrument). This would be ideal for a learner as it only weighs 6kg, which for a piano accordion is quite light.