Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Vintage Scandalli Delfino Accordion

In Musical Instruments > Accordions > Show & Tell.
Accordions42 of 50My new acquisition. Old Honer accordéon Noble Little Giant Corrine Accordion
8
Love it
0
Like it

auraaura loves this.
Virginia.vintageVirginia.vintage loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
lisalisa loves this.
rhinomanrhinoman loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
toolate2toolate2 loves this.
See 6 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 8 years ago

    gvgordon
    (147 items)

    Accordions faccinate me much like steel guitars. There is so much going on when you play one. You have buttons on the left, keyboard on the right, and the in and out motion of the bellows. Left a bid at an estate sale and this was dropped off yesterday while I was at work. (Forgot to tell my lovely wife I bought it!)

    I strapped it on this morning and played it (useing the term loosely) I am a piano player not an accordion player. Kind of have the buttons figured out a bit now. Amazing tone from this squeeze box.

    I am a fan of Cajun and Zydeco music so I knew a few tunes I play on the fiddle and was able to pick them out on the accordion. What fun, it did weird out the schnauzer a little bit.

    The instrument is a Scandalli Delfino, Made in Italy serial number 4486. Haven't found a lot of info but haven't had a great deal of time to research. I would guess it is from the 30's era but could be way off. Anyone know about these things?

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Accordions
    See all
    Giulietti Accordion Full Size with Hard CasePreOwned
    Giulietti Accordion Full Size with ...
    $920
    BELLINI  Acordion 1980s -1990s
    BELLINI Acordion 1980s -1990s...
    $103
    Titano Palmer Convertor Accordion
    Titano Palmer Convertor Accordion...
    $280
    Wurlitzer Vintage Piano Accordion Made in USA w/ Case
    Wurlitzer Vintage Piano Accordion M...
    $31
    logo
    Giulietti Accordion Full Size with Hard CasePreOwned
    Giulietti Accordion Full Size with ...
    $920
    See all

    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 8 years ago
      I hear a polka when I see one and remember dancing with my dad years ago . Good memories of him :-) Yours is in beautiful condition !
    2. plainsinger, 7 years ago
      I have this same Scandalli accordion, and was looking for information on it as well. Any chance you've found out anything since you posted last?
    3. gvgordon gvgordon, 7 years ago
      I ended up selling this to a musician friend of mine who had it gone through and is playing it regularly. No other info.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.