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Jerry Scott

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Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« on: March 03, 2017, 03:28:05 PM »

Hi, can anyone tell me if the accordion in the attached picture is a Hohner? I have searched the Hohner website and online and cannot find any reference to a black one row with this particular logo.  Any help would be appreciated.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2017, 03:32:44 PM »

For a small while Hohner sold their 114 1 Row 4 Stop painted black like this and, if memory serves, sold them a Cajun Melodeons. Whether the tuning was any different from the standard Hohner indifferent tuning I don't know. Nice box though.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2017, 04:57:11 PM »

Or perhaps it's been sprayed black and retaped. I've done that to an old 114 and very nice it looks too. ( I get bored terribly easily ) ;)
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2017, 05:53:42 PM »

Thanks for the info and feedback - appreciate it.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2017, 06:12:40 PM »

Or perhaps it's been sprayed black and retaped. 

No, that's the original finish and lettering.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2017, 06:32:20 PM »

Are the stops real on that model Rees?
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2017, 06:35:00 PM »

Sorry to jump in, Rees!  Yes, it's a bog standard 4-stop 1-row with a stealth paint job.........

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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2017, 06:48:58 PM »

Are the stops real on that model Rees?

As I said above it's just a 114 in black
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2017, 08:41:08 PM »

Thanks for all the replies.  I have a chance to buy it at a very good price but I'm not in the same area so I can't see it in person.  The color and logo was unfamiliar to me so I wasn't sure if it was a knock-off or a real Hohner.  Based on your comments it looks legit and a good deal so I'll probably grab it.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2017, 09:44:39 PM »

it is indeed an original Hohner Cajun model..tuning is little differnt to standart 114 but is a HA114- and i have one.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2017, 07:21:53 PM »

HA114B...Drier tuning, better bellows tape. Stenciled "HOHNER" logo.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2017, 08:08:51 AM »

I have one.

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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2017, 01:15:09 PM »

I have one which I bought from Pete at Hobgoblin a LONG time ago...the quality of the bellows seems better than on my "standard" 114s. As others have said, a fine box...
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2017, 07:00:41 AM »

Would be really impressive if it had been painted with Vanta black.
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2017, 07:42:20 AM »

What's Vanta black Kimric ?
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2017, 07:49:20 AM »

What's Vanta black Kimric ?

I have this new hi-tech tool on my computer called Google   ::)

Vanta Black
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Re: Identification Help - Is This a Hohner Accordion?
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2017, 11:32:05 AM »

My mate hasone, had it for many years now, and is lending it to me for a gig soon.  Trouble is, the bellows are still stiff even after a couple of decades!  He favours an old, out of tune three-stop when practicing rather than the pain of fighting with those "improved" bellows.

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