Mengascini C38/2 60 bass button accordion

£2,952.00 inc. VAT

The Mengascini C38/2 is a small, compact and lightweight chromatic button accordion. With 60 bass in the left hand it makes a highly qualified starter instrument. For a more detailed technical specification, please see below.


Mengascini C38/2


60 bass chromatic button accordion


This Mengascini C38/2 chromatic button accordion is small, compact and lightweight. It has more notes than an average 96 bass accordion but is about 10cm shorter and nearly two thirds of the weight. The 60 bass left hand keyboard allows music to be played in a wide range of keys. This makes it an excellent choice if you are looking to buy your first chromatic button accordion.


The Mengascini C38/2 is built in Castelfidardo, Italy with Italian made reeds. Its compact size makes it suitable for adults or children and it’s light weight makes it easy to carry from one place to the next. Comes complete with a set of shoulder straps and case. This button accordion is available to order in other colours. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.


What's the left hand side got?

The Mengascini C38/2 is a standard bass accordion with 60 buttons on the left hand “stradella” keyboard. There are 5 rows of buttons with 2 rows of bass notes (Fundamental and Counterbass rows) and 3 rows of preset chords (Major, minor and seventh). This accordion has 4 voices in the left hand side with no register switches.

What's the right hand side got?

The Mengascini C38/2 is a 4 row chromatic button accordion  and has 50 button keys spread over the 4 rows it is available with the C system or B system (Russian bayan) layout and there are 38 seperate notes available. The accordion has 2 voices on the right hand side offering a 3 registers with your choice of tuning (e.g. tremolo , swing or dry or unison tuning), it has no register switches.

How big is this accordion?

This 60 bass accordion weighs in at only 6kg. It has a height of 34cm,  a length of 35cm and a width of 19cm.

Free the Reed accordion dimensions diagram

Accordion dimensions diagram

These measurements are taken with the accordion in an upright “playing position” as in the diagram.