Very nice condition, circa 1950 Wilkinson’s Excelsior 2 voice button accordion in the keys of BC. Just restored and tuned. It is delightfully light with a smooth short stroke treble button action. I have tuned all the reeds. It is a 2 voice instrument. All the reedplates have been rewaxed and the curled leather valves replaced with modern plastic film valves. An anti-resonance cross plate has been added to the treble side to reduce unwanted ‘wah-wah’ effect.
The box is in excellent shape and the bellows tape show very little wear. The bass strap looks original. It has an external thumb wheel adjustment.
The treble side has the flat keyboard with short stroke buttons for fast action. The 8 basses sound rich and full although are a non-standard layout. Price includes basses as currently arranged. I am willing to modify bass/chords to customers preference for an additional $200.
Nice opportunity to own a delightfully light Italian button accordion. Chance to get that old Paolo Soprani sound without having to pay as high a price.