Saltarelle Le Bouebe

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The internationally popular melodeon from the master craftsmen at Saltarelle. A two voice melodeon with 21 treble buttons and 8 bass. Fitted with a bass end stop to remove the thirds from the chords and also has a rotella to adjust the bass end padded leather strap for precise position and comfort of the left hand. Please see more details below ...

Full description


For the past two decades the Saltarelle 'Le Bouebe' has been one of the all time great melodeons in the squeezebox world. It is a professional quality melodeon, easy to handle and plays with great speed and precision. The Saltarelle tuned reeds give that much sought after 'Saltarelle Sound’ which makes this box excellent for playing all kinds of folk music including English, Scottish and Irish dance music.
This is a brilliant all round melodeon/accordion available in D/G, G/C , B/C and other keys on request.

More details and build specifications:-

  • Stepped keyboard
  • 21 treble buttons – Two treble voices
  • 8 bass buttons
  • Bass end stop to remove the thirds from the chords
  • Smooth satin cherry wood casing
  • Intricate fret worked grille
  • Front marquetry inlay
  • Fitted horse-shoe strap brackets
  • Padded leather bass end strap
  • Rotella to adjust the tension of the bass end strap
  • Leather bellows closing straps
  • Hard-shell carrying case included
  • Leather adjustable shoulder straps included
  • Dimensions: 26 x 15cm
  • Weight: 2.8kg


Squeezebox Type
B/C, C#/D, D/G, G/C,

Customer reviews

5 / 5
3 reviews for Saltarelle Le Bouebe customer reviews
Roger Bowden
Rated 5 out of 5
william fisher
This is a new box to go alongside my first La Bouebe, now into its 20's. It will be used alongside my Oakwood Binci super in support of my Morris side and will allow my Oakwood Binci to be serviced.
Rated 5 out of 5
Peter Evans
Fantastic value for money.
Rated 5 out of 5