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!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
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 Accessories
* 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
#2014984 - 01/15/13 03:17 PM value of 6 year old Kawai GM12 with very light use?
Tif Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 01/15/13
Posts: 2
Hello Piano Folks! I am trying to value my 6 year old Kawai GM12 that sadly has had very little use. It's recently tuned and my pianist friend says the tone is excellent. I've read various things about depreciation but want some input from you guys. I'm curious if anyone has a good idea of what a GM12 is selling for new as I've read one valuation approach is to price it at approx 70% of the new price. Thoughts?

Top
(ads 568) Hailun Pianos

#2015050 - 01/15/13 05:39 PM Re: value of 6 year old Kawai GM12 with very light use? [Re: Tif]
Minnesota Marty Online   content

Platinum Supporter until October 5 2014


Registered: 05/15/12
Posts: 7223
Loc: Rochester MN
Larry Fine's "Piano Buyer" lists the manufacturer's retail price for a new Kawai GM-12 for $18,495. The "street price" starts at $15,790 and is a starting point for negotiations to obtain a lower price. This is for an ebony finish model

You can find a free, online version of this guide by using the link on the left side of this page. There is useful info on piano depreciation for cost analysis.
_________________________
Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.

Top
#2015442 - 01/16/13 12:01 PM Re: value of 6 year old Kawai GM12 with very light use? [Re: Minnesota Marty]
Tif Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 01/15/13
Posts: 2
thanks Marty, that's very helpful!

Top
#2029587 - 02/08/13 11:56 PM Re: value of 6 year old Kawai GM12 with very light use? [Re: Tif]
flipwils11 Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 01/16/13
Posts: 12
Wow just found this thread. So a 2006 mohagany gm12 for $8500 on Craigslist sounds like a decent price?

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World, Rickster 
What's Hot!!
LAST CALL - Piano Newsletter Ideas!
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
121 registered (ajames, 36251, Almaviva, 46 invisible), 1710 Guests and 19 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
75498 Members
42 Forums
156124 Topics
2292662 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Halloween Fantasy and Tag! - student level pieces
by Axtremus
51 minutes 52 seconds ago
Halloween Fantasy
by Axtremus
Today at 08:56 AM
Visited Yamaha's Flagship Store Today
by biasa199
Today at 08:53 AM
Tag!
by Axtremus
Today at 08:53 AM
Things are not working out for me
by Teodor
Today at 08:45 AM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
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 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission