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Piano Accordion - Marino Pigini Object Reg. No: SH 940555

Summary:
Piano Accordion, manufactured by Marino Pigini in the Castelfioardo region of Italy. Castelfioardo is known as the international capital of accordion builders. Brought to Australia by an Italian migrant.
Description:
Red piano accordion with the brand name 'MARINO PIGINI' on a white and gold badge on front. Piano accordion features twenty two cream keys, fifteen black keys, seven ivory buttons above the keyboard and eighty small circular shaped buttons on the rear side. Two red leather and black cloth straps with metal buckles are attached to one end.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Ines Binotto, 1994
Discipline: History
Weight: 8.36 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, musical instruments, brought goods
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: musical instruments
Inscriptions: On badge: MARINO PIGINI/CASTELFIOARDO - ITALIA
On top: In metal P G N (were three I's now missing)
Maker: Marino Pigini, Castelfidardo, Italy

Comments

Anthony Posted on 01 Aug 2013 5:51 AM
I have one just like this from my grandmother i play it a bit and i dont know anything about it, mine however has the pigini on the top still intact and it only has a few keys that stick + i have the original case. i wanted to know more about this instrument but i havnt been able to find anything i just know its the coolest accordian ive seen.

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