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#2136600 - 08/21/13 12:33 PM Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning
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I really like the music stand and the look of the piano. Lister says it just needs a tuning.

Rich

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#2136604 - 08/21/13 12:41 PM Re: Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning [Re: Rich D.]
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Have you been to see and play it ?
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#2136609 - 08/21/13 12:57 PM Re: Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning [Re: Rich D.]
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No. I just happened to see the listing. I'm quite sure it needs more than just a tuning.

Rich
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#2136705 - 08/21/13 04:47 PM Re: Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning [Re: Rich D.]
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I'm always leery of pianos that "just need tuning"! If that's really true, the seller ought to have it tuned.
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#2136707 - 08/21/13 04:52 PM Re: Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning [Re: Rich D.]
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Did they forget a zero?

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#2136714 - 08/21/13 05:04 PM Re: Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning [Re: Rich D.]
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what!!!! that can't be right?? only 2,000? maybe a 1 in front of the 2 at least?

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#2136743 - 08/21/13 05:53 PM Re: Bluthner Grand - Just needs a tuning [Re: Rich D.]
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It looks too good to be true. A piano that old, if it hasn't already been done, will need restoring.

If it isn't too far away, go check it out, but have a good technician examine and evaluate it before signing the check.

If you like the touch and tone, and if it's in good condition - an 1889 Bluthner (in gray semigloss) for only $2,000 - grab it!

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