Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 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

Trying Something New with Search
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Ad
Let Your Piano Sing
Let Your Piano Sing
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
91 registered (Adam107, 36251, András Lieber, ando, Beakybird, 20 invisible), 1713 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
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
*Live Piano Venues
*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
Topic Options
#179901 - 07/25/08 06:59 PM Bush Gerts value
snowfamily Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 1
My husband knows a lady who is selling her Bush Gerts upright piano and she'll sell it to us for $500. The serial # is 64896. Is there anything you can tell us about this piano (we know almost nothing about pianos but would really like to get one). I know it's an antique and my concern is that because it's so old it might have a lot of major problems. Any info. would be helpful. Thanks a bunch.

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#179902 - 07/25/08 07:08 PM Re: Bush Gerts value
Rank Piano Amateur Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/11/07
Posts: 1850
The serial number listings in my copy of the Pierce Piano Atlas (10th edition) are numerically out of order. I would assume that the piano is from the early 1920s, based on the Atlas. I am not a piano professional, but it is more than possible that the piano does not have much (if any) value. This is based on my experience parting with a 1911 Leckerling upright, a wonderful piano but without any monetary value. (I gave it away.)

Top
#179903 - 07/25/08 07:09 PM Re: Bush Gerts value
BDB Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 24318
Loc: Oakland
This piano is 85 years old. You can get pianos which are similar for free. Pass on this. If you have $500 to spend, buy a studio upright from the 1960s or newer. You will save yourself a lot of trouble.
_________________________
Semipro Tech

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World 
(ad)
Piano Lamps - Piano Lights
Piano Lamp by cocoweb - free shipping
New in Piano World's online store PianoSupplies.com , beautiful piano lamps from cocoweb. Free shipping! (continental U.S.).
(ad)
Defining National Piano Schools - Perceptions
Defining National Piano Schools - Perceptions
(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
What difference does a key make?
by hyena
12/09/16 07:42 AM
Roland RP401r, Casio AP-460 or something else?
by András Lieber
12/09/16 07:40 AM
Prelude in G minor by Rachmaninoff: counter melody
by symbol60
12/09/16 04:34 AM
Solo Concert at Mezzrow in NYC 11/16
by Dfrankjazz
12/09/16 01:35 AM
New baldwin pianos
by Reaper bond
12/08/16 10:12 PM
What's Hot!!
Some New Piano World STATS

-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Forum Stats
85,824 Registered Members
44 Forums
176,879 Topics
2,577,314 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

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 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission