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#1886337 - 04/25/12 02:08 PM Questions: Collard & Collard 1850s? baby grand
Keyless In Seattle Offline
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Registered: 04/24/12
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I have an old baby grand that was left to me by my mother.

Here is a link to pictures:

http://imageshack.us/g/210/85704737.jpg/

I would like to know the estimated age, rough estimate of value, and if anyone would like to buy or sell it for me. I was planning to move and cannont keep it. I was a church secretary for almost nine years and my medical bills wiped out my savings. The church laid off a lady that had been working for the church for 12 years while she was fighting pancreatic cancer. I made the mistake of speaking up about it. I had a heart attack a few months later and was then laid off. They pretty much got rid of anyone who wasn't family. I hoping that selling this piano might get us by while i look for work. Been very difficult finding jobs in my area. Anyway, thank you for your consideration.

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#1886359 - 04/25/12 02:32 PM Re: Questions: Collard & Collard 1850s? baby grand [Re: Keyless In Seattle]
Eric Gloo Offline
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Pierce Piano Atlas lists serial number 61598 somewhere between 1855 and 1860. The old-style tuning pins suggest it has not been re-strung. Your best bet is to get a piano technician to evaluate it for you in person.


Edited by Eric Gloo (04/25/12 02:33 PM)
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