Professional ACE (Titano Cosmopolitan)
beautiful accordion was made in Italy by Victoria for the ACE company.
The founders of the ACE were Aldo Mencaccini (later founded BELL
Accordions), Charles Nunzio, and Emil Baldoni. This instrument is
virtually identical to the Titano Cosmopolitan model made at the same
Cosmopolitan was the top of the line non-chambered
professional model. This particular ACE accordion has fabulous reeds
with fantastic response and harmonic richness. The accordion has a solid
mechanics with very good keyboard and bass machine action. I love its
overall fell - great compression and efficiency, easy to handle, and a
pleasure to use for hours without fatigue. This is one of these
accordions built so well and with such a nice tone that you will not
miss the tone chamber. The sound is clear, vibrant, and full of
overtones. If you have played Catraro/Baldelli/Guidobaldi reeds you know
what to expect.
accordion is clean. The overall cosmetic condition is very
good. The compression is excellent. The reeds are fabulous. The
accordion is light and well balanced and will be perfect for a dynamic
and expressive performance. The
professionally serviced and is offered with one year warranty.
- Made in Italy, Serial Number A597.
- 4 sets of treble reeds - LMMH
- Concert tuned
- 41 keys, 19.25 " professional
keyboard, level and will great action; separate rods for black
and white keys
- 11 treble switches - Bassoon (L), Accordion (LMM), Bandoneon (LM),
Harmonium (LMH), Organ (LH), Master (LMMH), Musette (MMH), Violin (MM),
Oboe (MH), Clarinet (M), and Piccolo (H)
- Palm Master switch (LMMH)
- 5 sets of bass reeds
- Shared base of the middle and
high harmony reed blocks for enhanced resonances - this feature was
invented at the Scandalli factory when the Super Vi model was designed
and can be found only on the Super VI and some high-end Titano models.
- 120 bass
- 7 bass switches
- Clean bellows with plenty of volume, optimized for the reed
configuration and body size
- Excellent compression
- Bellows protector
- Good original shoulder and bass straps (New Italian straps available
on request for the cost of the upgrade)
- ~25 lb
- Good solid hard shell case with internal padding
- One year warranty
- You've got
to play this accordion!
973-770-6877 with any questions or to schedule your visit to the Accordion
Gallery where you can try this accordion.
You are going to love
The photographs below
will show the interior of this beautiful accordion...
The body was carved
from aged mahogany that has matured even further over
the years and resonates with the reeds. You can feel the vibrations on
your chest as you play the accordion.
the shared base of the middle and high harmony reed blocks. This
combined V-shaped reed
blocks produces enhanced resonances. This feature was invented at the
Scandalli factory when the Super VI model
was designed and can be found only on the Super VI and some high-end
with any questions or to schedule your visit to the Accordion Gallery where you can try this