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#2083295 - 05/15/13 08:00 PM How much is a Yamaha Clav CVP-87A going for these days?
vdubbeet Offline
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Registered: 12/27/12
Posts: 4
Loc: Cincinnati, Ohio
And how old is it? Seller doesn't seem to know or want to give me year. Have searched forums and someone said around $875 back in 2011. Thanks in advance for your help.

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#2083314 - 05/15/13 09:10 PM Re: How much is a Yamaha Clav CVP-87A going for these days? [Re: vdubbeet]
xorbe Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 573
Loc: Mt View, CA
Wikipedia puts it at 1993~1994 or 19~20 years old!

I found two listings $2000 and $1500 ... but people ask INSANE prices for used DPs.

#2083556 - 05/16/13 08:07 AM Re: How much is a Yamaha Clav CVP-87A going for these days? [Re: vdubbeet]
vdubbeet Offline
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Registered: 12/27/12
Posts: 4
Loc: Cincinnati, Ohio
Thanks, Xorbe. I found the same thing. I think even $999 is far too much for this DP. They're similar to computers - the older they are the less they're worth. I don't want to insult the seller and would like to provide some backup documentation for the offer I might make if all the keys work and it sounds like it should. I was thinking $500-600 max. I found something on the forums from '10-'11, I think that said they should go for about $875 but that info is a bit outdated as well. Any info that anyone could provide would be most helpful. Thanks again.

#2083563 - 05/16/13 08:41 AM Re: How much is a Yamaha Clav CVP-87A going for these days? [Re: vdubbeet]
Deffie Offline
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Registered: 06/02/10
Posts: 174
20 year old DP, so it's not going to sound or play even remotely as good as a current entry-level Casio, Yamaha or Korg, and that's assuming everything still works properly.

Personally I wouldn't consider anything more than $200, and I would only spend anything at all just from curiosity, if I wanted an actual piano I'd get one of the aforementioned entry-level pianos.
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