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#2197859 - 12/15/13 07:52 AM Yamaha u1
ziadmelhem Offline
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Does anybody know where a u1 yamaha with serial number G 1812726 is made and how old is it

Is better than a yamaha U2 made in Japan


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#2197957 - 12/15/13 01:39 PM Re: Yamaha u1 [Re: ziadmelhem]
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That number looks like a super old piano...

#2198008 - 12/15/13 03:07 PM Re: Yamaha u1 [Re: ziadmelhem]
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It's from Japan and made in the first half of 1974. That's indeed quite old for a U1.
A U2 made in Japan could be better, could also be worse wink As long as it's not played by Bono I'm okay with it.
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#2198019 - 12/15/13 03:37 PM Re: Yamaha u1 [Re: ziadmelhem]
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The U2 is a taller model than the U1 with equivalent quality. It was not sold in the US market, so the only ones I've seen were gray market imports from Japan.
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