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by lightninboy
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Marcelli Accordion
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: Marcelli Accordion

I recognized the word on the sale bill as Camerano.
by lightninboy
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Need a new bass strap
Replies: 8
Views: 531

Re: Need a new bass strap

Leather is leather, but make sure you get the right hardware, such as old-style or metric.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1830

As for shoulder straps, I've got Neotech.
by lightninboy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale

Labeled as accordions M. Hohner https://www.k-bid.com/auction/19718/item/3 Magnus Chromatic https://www.k-bid.com/auction/19883/item/15 Camerano https://www.k-bid.com/auction/20235/item/3 Bernelli Polka King https://www.k-bid.com/auction/20226/item/20 Silvio Marotta https://www.k-bid.com/auction/205...
by lightninboy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale

Labeled as accordions Settimio Soprani Contino https://www.k-bid.com/auction/7945/item/70 Stanelle https://www.k-bid.com/auction/7945/item/70A Noble https://www.k-bid.com/auction/9616/item/199 Frontalini https://www.k-bid.com/auction/9979/item/35 Detroit https://www.k-bid.com/auction/10493/item/58 V...
by lightninboy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale

Labeled as accordions L'Italia https://www.k-bid.com/auction/182/item/144 Brundisi Haly https://www.k-bid.com/auction/635/item/65 First Act Discovery https://www.k-bid.com/auction/825/item/237 Hohner Tango ll https://www.k-bid.com/auction/878/item/15 Iorio Candido https://www.k-bid.com/auction/840/i...
by lightninboy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale

Labeled as concertinas Melodiano Fideldiardo https://www.k-bid.com/auction/1129/item/2 Concertina https://www.k-bid.com/auction/1446/item/60 Emenee https://www.k-bid.com/auction/2470/item/39 Concertina https://www.k-bid.com/auction/3119/item/57 Star C concertina https://www.k-bid.com/auction/5429/it...
by lightninboy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale

I thought this is interesting reference material, so I went through the K-BID online auction archives. Labeled as accordians Lira Centro Matic https://www.k-bid.com/auction/2587/item/55 Soprani Ampiphonic https://www.k-bid.com/auction/6299/item/108 United https://www.k-bid.com/auction/7048/item/29 F...
by lightninboy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Need help appraising a Silvio Marotta

It looks kind of plain and no-frills, but if it's reconditioned and everything works good, I suppose it might be worth at least $60 to $100, just talkin'. I've got a thread with old accordion values. Reconditioning by a serviceman ought to be worth something, as servicemen are hard to find in most p...
by lightninboy
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Paolo Soprani Convertor Concerto
Replies: 14
Views: 814

Re: Paolo Soprani Convertor Concerto

Yeah, that's what they were intended to be: the ax of accordions.

https://accordionuprising.wordpress.com ... accordion/
by lightninboy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Paolo Soprani Convertor Concerto
Replies: 14
Views: 814

Re: Paolo Soprani Convertor Concerto

Geronimo wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:44 pm
Ugly as anything, though.
Hmm. If the right color, they could be considered kind of an ax.
by lightninboy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Re: Piano accordion with two keyboards for sale

Oh, for the fun of it, why not see what used accordions are for sale in the Minnesota area? Mother of pearl accordion https://www.k-bid.com/auction/24077/item/170 Beaver Brand accordion https://www.k-bid.com/auction/24056/item/50C Galanti https://www.k-bid.com/auction/24117/item/54 Carmen accordion ...
by lightninboy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: what kind of accordion should i buy?
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: what kind of accordion should i buy?

Finding one like the one you had sounds like a good idea.
by lightninboy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: A hello from Fphlpsnrg
Replies: 7
Views: 2152

Re: A hello from Fphlpsnrg

So you play a Bayan? So you want to play European music?
by lightninboy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: chinese stella a good beginner accordion?
Replies: 12
Views: 767

Re: chinese stella a good beginner accordion?

Yeah, if a Stella works out for you, you might as well use it, you can always upgrade when you get more advanced.
by lightninboy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: chinese stella a good beginner accordion?
Replies: 12
Views: 767

Re: chinese stella a good beginner accordion?

Obviously a first accordion doesn't have to be first-class because maybe over half the players never get advanced far enough to need better.

But you're rather advanced, I'm guessing.
by lightninboy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Good Gigs, Bad Gigs
Replies: 58
Views: 4385

Re: Good Gigs, Bad Gigs

Nathan Neuman demonstrates:

C chemnitzer
https://youtube.com/watch?v=hMxSsKOiODo

Bb chemnitzer
https://youtu.be/_D6FCRyCKPw

bandoneon
https://youtu.be/WtHLslHAIuI
by lightninboy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: who made this accordion?
Replies: 6
Views: 505

Re: who made this accordion?

It looks nice like it could be fairly new, I mean the white keys and around the buttons. The grille looks a little aged.
by lightninboy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: the annoying phrase "you sound good"
Replies: 29
Views: 1973

Re: the annoying phrase "you sound good"

Wallpaper, like background music, doesn't have to be great as long as it isn't offensive, like having the TV on just so you don't feel alone.
by lightninboy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: church
Replies: 13
Views: 858

Re: church

Basically no accordion playing in church here, but there are some polka Masses.
by lightninboy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: who made this accordion?
Replies: 6
Views: 505

Re: who made this accordion?

I don't know. It looks pretty cool.