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#2077930 - 05/05/13 10:00 PM I have acquired an Elburn!
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Registered: 09/16/12
Posts: 122
Loc: Kansas City, MO
I have acquired a little no-name Elburn 53" upright. I have gotten it all cleaned out and ready to be tuned! I would just like to know, what is the age? The serial number is 22874, and I went the the blue book of pianos and there was no "Elburn" listing. Anybody have any ideas? The piano has a very big sound, and I'm sure it will be better after I buy a tuning leaver!
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#2077943 - 05/05/13 10:21 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TecFlip]
Eric Gloo Offline
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Registered: 05/28/01
Posts: 1226
Loc: Richfield Springs, New York
The Pierce Piano Atlas lists your piano as made in approx. 1914. The only information listed about Elburn pianos, is that they were made for retailer, J.W. Jenkins Music Co., Kansas City, MO. However, it doesn't list the actual manufacturer.
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#2077954 - 05/05/13 10:39 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Registered: 09/16/12
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Loc: Kansas City, MO
Cool! Thanks!
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#2078221 - 05/06/13 09:51 AM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TecFlip]
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Registered: 05/15/12
Posts: 7239
Loc: Rochester MN
I miss Jenkins Music Co. It was a fun place for a pianist in the 1980's and the Plaza store was very elegant. That is where most of the Steinways were displayed.

http://kcmeesha.com/2010/08/25/old-photos-jenkins-music-company/
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#2078271 - 05/06/13 11:40 AM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: Minnesota Marty]
PaintedPostDave Offline
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Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 521
Loc: Upstate New York
Thanks for posting the pictures. Fond memories, indeed! smile
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1927 Knabe 7' 8" grand
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#2078583 - 05/06/13 10:43 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TecFlip]
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Registered: 04/13/06
Posts: 2379
Loc: Sandy Eggo, California
[img]http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/d99fb7ea938fc814_large[/img]

That truck is a Diamond T. The first vehicle I ever owned was a 1941 Diamond T truck, aka restoration candidate.
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#2078857 - 05/07/13 02:49 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TecFlip]
TecFlip Offline
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Registered: 09/16/12
Posts: 122
Loc: Kansas City, MO
The piano is now in the back yard being tore down. Thing was too old and was no good:(.
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