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by JIM D.
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Sticky bass button
Replies: 12
Views: 184

Re: Sticky bass button

Good response Colin - you beat me to it !
Echo's my advise - :tup:
by JIM D.
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Please help me with information about this accordion
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Please help me with information about this accordion

Hi Jim:
You've found I current manufacture -- the box we are addressing here was made most likely before you were born (60 to 70 years) ago.
You can find more info here --

http://www.accordions.com/articles/chronology.aspx
by JIM D.
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Casali Verona
Replies: 21
Views: 386

Re: Casali Verona

P A = Piano Accordion
by JIM D.
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Please help me with information about this accordion
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Please help me with information about this accordion

Like anything else - not first quality but 2nd.
by JIM D.
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Please help me with information about this accordion
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Please help me with information about this accordion

Not the current Gabbanelli firm but the old - See Here -- and look under "G" --
http://www.accordionlinks.com/manufacturer.html
by JIM D.
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Casali Verona
Replies: 21
Views: 386

Re: Casali Verona

George's informative opinion and comments are quite correct. You see this box although very attractive, and in well cosmetic shape, is a 100+ year old original design of a PA accordion (1920's). Now you must understand that all the original parts for this box (reeds & fixings) were obsolete for a ce...
by JIM D.
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Please help me with information about this accordion
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Please help me with information about this accordion

Looking at your Pic's , the box looks like a Gabbanelli made product made for import to US dealers. Now in the late 40's to the 60's the so called "Golden Age Of Accordions" was as it's peak. Yours is what it is and not a bad quality student model for the time, and could be ordered from Italy (depen...
by JIM D.
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4822
Views: 149698

Re: The Music Game

Well so much for the children, but how for the adults ? ---
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Yes a button box is fast, but you can get some great sounds from a PA.
Especially from a Super VI !!
by JIM D.
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: I Like That!
Topic: Swiss musette from Rene Dessibourg
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: Swiss musette from Rene Dessibourg

Very pretty musette with fine technique, and the bass and drum accompaniment doesn't get in the way and follows perfectly :tup: