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by JIM D.
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: identification make model or year??
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: identification make model or year??

It's a gorgeous piece from the late 30's.
If it has a family or friend history , by all means keep it.
After 90+ years old it will need rebuilding to playable condition.
A personal decision to make.
by JIM D.
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Crucianelli
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Crucianelli

In the past all Crucianelli (PANcordion) models I've seen or worked on were PA versions. However If I needed info on this one I would contact a dealer that services the button box models of Crucianelli (PANcordion). In the US -- http://www.bussomusic.com/catalog/ On the other side of the pond -- htt...
by JIM D.
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: I Did That!
Topic: Blue Moon - R. Rodgers
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Blue Moon - R. Rodgers

:tup: Exceptionally Tasteful rendition :tup:
by JIM D.
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Tuned 4th in 5th
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Tuned 4th in 5th

Well from the Pic's It's a 3 reed treble and 4 or 5 reed bass. Now for it's age - 40 to 50 years old. (That top bellows strap gives up it's age) The cosmetic's look good but notice the dirt in the bellows and the wear on the bellows strap. This one should have quality machine made reeds (not hand ma...
by JIM D.
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Tuned 4th in 5th
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Tuned 4th in 5th

Just a guess , The ad most likely means the accordion has 4 sets of reeds (treble) & 5 sets (bass) or 4/5 reed.
by JIM D.
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Accordions (and accessories) Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Push buttons, Excelsior "R" and shoulder straps
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: Wanted: Push buttons, Excelsior "R" and shoulder straps

My use of the word "close" means - On this side of the pond.
Kings Park is 3 hrs. from me.
by JIM D.
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Just Back From My Doctor. - Unexpected Results
Replies: 17
Views: 794

Re: Just Back From My Doctor. - Unexpected Results

A bit pricey , but I have customers using these with great results --
http://murlallensanders.com/murlstrap.html
by JIM D.
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Accordions (and accessories) Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Push buttons, Excelsior "R" and shoulder straps
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: Wanted: Push buttons, Excelsior "R" and shoulder straps

Hi Kirk;
Your not that far from me -
Give me a Call -
413- 592 - 5672
JIM
by JIM D.
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4850
Views: 158743

Re: The Music Game

by JIM D.
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Just another New Yorker
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: Just another New Yorker

I've in the past purchased inlays from Grizzly -
http://www.grizzly.com/catalogs
They will send you a free catalog
They have inlays -
http://www.grizzly.com/products/T23919? ... rizzly.com