Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician
SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
89 registered (alexk3954, albumblatter, A Guy, anotherscott, 25 invisible), 1250 Guests and 13 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Topic Options
#1466759 - 07/02/10 12:11 AM virgil clavier
annat Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 06/30/10
Posts: 1
Loc: union county nj
can anyone tell me if my virgil practice clavier circa 1907 is valuable? it looks like tiger oak or maple..thanks smile

Top
(ads 568) Hailun Pianos

 

#1466780 - 07/02/10 01:27 AM Re: virgil clavier [Re: annat]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 22172
Loc: Oakland
Perhaps. They still have some functionality, although most people will use a digital keyboard instead these days. I think there was someone looking for one in this area in the past year.
_________________________
Semipro Tech

Top
#1704110 - 06/29/11 09:00 AM Re: virgil clavier [Re: annat]
louisrichards Offline
Full Member

Registered: 05/10/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Rochester, NY
I also have a Virgil Practice Clavier, which I purchased several years ago as a "curiosity". I believe it dates from the 1890's, has folding legs and is in fair condition. As I am "down-sizing", I would like to find a new, appreciative, home for this unique piece.

I have offered it to several local museums, but it does not "fit" into their collections, so I am willing to offer it FREE to anyone who will provide a new home and just pay for the shipping.

If you're interested, please contact me or leave a note and I will get back to you. Many thanks.
_________________________
There are only two endeavors that use the word "play", one is Sports and the other is Music; if the enjoyable essence of "play" is absent from either, you have missed the point entirely.

Top
#1704114 - 06/29/11 09:09 AM Re: virgil clavier [Re: annat]
Rotom Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/24/10
Posts: 1670
I'd love one, but I have no idea what it is and how big it is and how it works. Can someone explain this to me, or post a picture, coz I'm kinda interested.

Top
#1704130 - 06/29/11 09:32 AM Re: virgil clavier [Re: Rotom]
Sparky McBiff Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/09/10
Posts: 1112
Loc: Toronto, Ontario
Originally Posted By: Rotom
I'd love one, but I have no idea what it is and how big it is and how it works. Can someone explain this to me, or post a picture, coz I'm kinda interested.


Here ya go...

http://tiny.cc/pnxva
_________________________
Hailun 198







Top
#1704140 - 06/29/11 09:43 AM Re: virgil clavier [Re: annat]
Rotom Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/24/10
Posts: 1670
So it's basically a grand action in a box for practice use. Sounds like a AvantGrand without the electronic-sound-speaker-combo (please don't start anything!!) Interesting!

I think it's too big for my house though, I've got almost too much stuff (I.e, two pianos, + lots of furniture)

I'm sorry I can't take it, it really looks awesome!,
Good luck,

Top
#1704202 - 06/29/11 11:18 AM Re: virgil clavier [Re: annat]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 22172
Loc: Oakland
It does not have a grand action.

There was someone asking for one not long ago in this area. Search for Silent Keyboard.
_________________________
Semipro Tech

Top
#1704276 - 06/29/11 12:54 PM Re: virgil clavier [Re: annat]
Guapo Gabacho Online   content
Full Member

Registered: 01/23/11
Posts: 468
Loc: Rio Grande Valley of Texas
_________________________
'86 Baldwin SF-10

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World, Rickster 
What's Hot!!
The February 2015 Issue of our Free Piano News Newsletter is out now! FREE Piano Newsletter
--------------------
The best thing I've learned on Piano World....
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
(ad) Jazz Piano Online
Jazz Piano Online Lessons
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Ólafur Arnalds & Alice Sara Ott - The Chopin Project
by vers la flan
02/27/15 01:14 AM
Complete beginner with a few questions
by alexk3954
02/26/15 11:53 PM
Transcription Help
by J_D
02/26/15 09:43 PM
How do you protect your fingers/hands (or not)?
by Stubbie
02/26/15 08:35 PM
Somewhat self taught player with a few questions.
by makingsnsux
02/26/15 08:14 PM
Forum Stats
78,314 Registered Members
43 Forums
161,875 Topics
2,377,266 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Gift Ideas for Music Lovers!
Find the Perfect Gift for the Music Lovers on your List!
Visit our online store today.

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission