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#1535715 - 10/15/10 02:25 AM Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos?
rainlily Offline
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A dealer offered me a used Victor piano. I've never heard of this brand. So I was wondering if anyone knows about it?

Thanks in advance.

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#1535727 - 10/15/10 03:13 AM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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There was a Victor brand out of Chicago in the 1920's... that's all the info I have.

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#1535730 - 10/15/10 03:26 AM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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This is probably the Victor brand from Japan of maybe 30 years ago, though.
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#1535732 - 10/15/10 03:38 AM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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I did a little research myself on the internet and the bluebook of pianos says "Manufactured by the Bush & Lane Piano Company, in their extensive and finely equipped factory at Holland". Interesting the dealer told me it's made in Australia in the 1970s. Maybe a totally different brand? For the same price I saw a Kawai CX-5 on ebay maybe it'll be a better bet?

Thanks for all the replies.

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#1535740 - 10/15/10 04:10 AM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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A Victor piano from Holland.... interesting!
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#1535773 - 10/15/10 05:48 AM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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Originally Posted By: rainlily
A dealer offered me a used Victor piano. I've never heard of this brand. So I was wondering if anyone knows about it?
I had a feeling the Victor pianos out here were Australian, and This Link seems to confirm that. Any I've played have been pretty old heaps. smile
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#1535956 - 10/15/10 11:25 AM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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That is Holland, Michigan, in the US. There were a number of piano manufacturers there, as there were a lot of trees in Michigan. Come and Get It, by the great Edna Ferber, is an epic tale of the lumber business in Michigan.
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#1536259 - 10/15/10 08:40 PM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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Thanks currawong, the link is very informative.

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#1658352 - 04/11/11 04:29 PM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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#1659031 - 04/12/11 03:41 PM Re: Anyone owns or heard about Victor pianos? [Re: rainlily]
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Victor was an older Japanese manufactured piano which the gray market importers brought in to fill their container if a shortage of Yamaha and Kawai to be shipped.
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