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#1609926 - 01/31/11 10:43 PM Mason and Risch Baby Grand serial # 9033
sjfarrell Offline
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Registered: 04/01/10
Posts: 3
Loc: Montreal, Canada
I have just bought a Mason and Risch Baby Grand 5'0". The serial that shows is 9033. I have been trying to get an idea of the age of the piano but the only serial numbers I have seen are 5 numbers and I wonder if there is anyone here who has a clue as to the date of manufacture. It has been basically unused for 15 years and seems to be in very good shape, apart from being out of tune. I will tune it up and hopefully have a decent piano to play.
I appreciate any info. Someone in an earlier post mentioned that perhaps Mr Silverwood would be a good source of information about such things.
Thanks in advance.
Steve Farrell

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#1609958 - 01/31/11 11:44 PM Re: Mason and Risch Baby Grand serial # 9033 [Re: sjfarrell]
Rod Verhnjak Offline
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Loc: Vancouver B.C. Canada
It may be your serial number is incorrect. That serial number would make you piano
manufactured in 1899. Mason & Risch did not make a 5'0" grand then. I currently have
4 Mason & Risch grands in my shop. They are all 5 digit serial numbers and all 5'8" built between 1907 and 1935.
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