Frequently asked questions

How long has petosa been in business?

Carlo Petosa founded petosa accordions in 1922 and has remained a family-owned and operated business ever since. 

Where is petosa accordions located?

19503 56th Ave W ste B, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Where are petosa accordions made?

Since 1922, petosa accordions have been made in Seattle, WA and Castelfidardo, Italy.  In 1945, petosa began a partnership with Zero Sette accordion factory in Italy and today shares factory space with Bugari Accordion Co.  petosa accordions maintains this partnership with new factory ownership, while continuing to produce accordions by hand in the same artisan tradition as in the 'Golden Era', with improved materials, modern mechanics and technological advancements. 

Does petosa make other brands?

petosa accordions has produced many brands of accordions over the years.  Currently, petosa produces its own brand in partnership with Zero Sette & Bugari along with production oversight for Amerciana and Giulietti Accordions (North America).  petosa has aided in the design and implementation of Bugari Evo and Proxima digital accordions and is the sole North American distributor for both brands.  

Where does petosa accordions do business?

petosa accordions is located in Lynnwood, WA (United States) and ships accordions and products globally. 

Does petosa sell used accordions?

petosa offers a wide array of used accordions, reffered to as Certified Pre-owned as all have undergone a thorough reconditioning service, include a warranty, exhcange guarantee, new or like new accessories, prorated shipping and more.  Vintage Pre-owned accordions are offered with limited services performed and 10-day trial/warranty.

Does petosa service and repair accordions?

petosa accordions is a manufacturer with over 160 years of combined experience. Our service department is equipped to handle most any accordion service for any make or model. 

Can I trade in my accordion?

Trade-ins are most welcomed. Upon inspection, we can offer a free appraisal of trade value and help you make the right choice on your next accordion. 

Does petosa buy accordions?

petosa does buy accordions on a case-by-case basis. Upon your visit, we will offer a free appraisal and discuss options for trade or purchase. Some information may be provided remotely without inspection, but ultimately an inspection will be required to make an accurate appraisal. 


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