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#1975426 - 10/18/12 10:00 PM Need Model of my Kimball Baby Grand
lasvegasestatesale Offline
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Registered: 10/18/12
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Hi,

I am trying to figure out the model of my Kimball baby grand. All I can find is the serial. The serial is 860487. I believe the year is from 1973. Appreciate any help.

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#1975449 - 10/18/12 10:59 PM Re: Need Model of my Kimball Baby Grand [Re: lasvegasestatesale]
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You are correct about the age of the piano.

How long is the piano - from front to back??? (It is difficult to tell from the photo).
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#1975591 - 10/19/12 09:27 AM Re: Need Model of my Kimball Baby Grand [Re: lasvegasestatesale]
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In addition to the length, take a photo of the inside, showing the strings and the iron frame. Take the music desk off first.
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#1975615 - 10/19/12 10:09 AM Re: Need Model of my Kimball Baby Grand [Re: BoseEric]
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Originally Posted By: BoseEric
In addition to the length, take a photo of the inside, showing the strings and the iron frame. Take the music desk off first.


ha Good point !!
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#1975770 - 10/19/12 02:49 PM Re: Need Model of my Kimball Baby Grand [Re: lasvegasestatesale]
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Lasvegasestatesale, if you want to know the exact model designation for an estate sale (wild guess!) I don't think that is needed. The year and instrument length will tell potential buyers what they need to know in the case of such a piano. Even if you could tell them it's a model XJ-7 or a Nimbus-73, that is meaningless to anyone and will not contribute to saleability or price..
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