Al Iorio was ahead of his time in introducing electronics in accordions. This particular instrument was built in the 1970's to be a professional concert accordion with hand-made Magnatera reeds and state-of-the-art-then electronics. I like the reeds and the overall tonal character but find the electronics obsolete and adding clutter and unnecessary weight. I did a lot of work on this instrument in my spare time. This was another labor of love restoration.
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The accordion has been serviced at the Accordion Gallery. The cost of the work is $1400. The accordion now feels and plays very nice. The hand-made Magnatera reeds are fabulous. I would like to offer this instrument for $995 including a full year warranty to someone who may be on a budget but can recognize and appreciate the good quality tone and needs a solid reliable accordion. The instrument is ready for concert work on stage or in a studio. The photographs below will provide more details.Call 973-770-6877 with any questions, for a phone demo, or to schedule your visit to the Accordion Gallery where you can try the accordion yourself.