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#1865034 - 03/19/12 10:24 PM Mystery Piano ID
zstoughton Offline
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Registered: 08/18/10
Posts: 1
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Dear Everyone,

I need help with identifying a friend's friend's piano. This piano has been somewhat restored, so the original finish is unknown. More than that, whoever did the work did not bother to apply a decal to the soundboard, or the fallboard. The images below are the only clues I have aside from being told that the piano dates from the 20's and was manufactured in Cincinnati. Of course, I am open to the idea that this info is inaccurate. I currently have no access to the piano but would love to be able to know the maker. FYI, the serial number is 23296.

Any help would be appreciated!!!

http://www.zachariahstoughton.com/guest/IMG_0867.jpeg
http://www.zachariahstoughton.com/guest/IMG_0868.jpeg
http://www.zachariahstoughton.com/guest/IMG_0869.jpeg
http://www.zachariahstoughton.com/guest/IMG_0870.jpeg

THANKS!
ZS


Edited by zstoughton (03/19/12 10:26 PM)

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#1865494 - 03/20/12 06:34 PM Re: Mystery Piano ID [Re: zstoughton]
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These pictures do not render much information that would allow identification. What would be more helpful is pictures of technical specifics - the tuning pin fields perhaps, as well as pictures of the action.

For what it's worth - almost always, long-term makers of decent instruments had their name cast into the plate. If the plate has no name, the piano usually falls into the stencil piano or no-name mediocre category.
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