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#2171269 - 10/24/13 01:14 PM Ives Spinet Pianos?
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Hello.

Has anyone ever come across an Ives spinet piano? They are small spinets made about 25+ years ago. I can't find anything about them on the internet so I thought I would ask here.

Thanks

Jason
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#2171273 - 10/24/13 01:20 PM Re: Ives Spinet Pianos? [Re: pianohead30]
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There is no listing for it in my Pierce Piano Atlas,, which is considered the definitive reference volume on identifying pianos. There are three small-time early and mid- 19th century makers by that name, but it's a safe assumption they weren't the makers of your piano.

I would assume it's what we call a "stencil" - branded - piano made by another manufacturer.
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#2171789 - 10/25/13 11:41 AM Re: Ives Spinet Pianos? [Re: OperaTenor]
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#2171847 - 10/25/13 01:46 PM Re: Ives Spinet Pianos? [Re: pianohead30]
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Do you want my honest opinion of that piano?

It's overpriced by about $947.
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#2171867 - 10/25/13 02:19 PM Re: Ives Spinet Pianos? [Re: pianohead30]
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Well I am not purchasing it. This is just a pic of one I found just like it.
I am finding out info for a client that recently got one just like this, that was her grandmothers. I even contacted the guy about this one in the pic and he knows very little about it.

So I am just going with your information you gave.

Thanks:)
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#2172444 - 10/26/13 04:25 PM Re: Ives Spinet Pianos? [Re: pianohead30]
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It is overpriced!. I found a news paper article with a sale add for Ives, along with some Hammond organs from February of 1980.

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=950&dat=19800225&id=UWhQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=uVgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6796,2543701
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#2172810 - 10/27/13 04:08 PM Re: Ives Spinet Pianos? [Re: TecFlip]
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OH wow! Pretty cool, but yeah a little pricey even for 1980!

Found the scene from the movie Poltergeist were the piano starts to roll and move on its own. Ives looking spinet.

http://supportingobjects.tumblr.com/image/2079687643
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