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#2243003 - 03/08/14 05:32 AM Price of piano
hulknurk Offline
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Registered: 03/07/14
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Howdy everyone!

Few days ago I found this piano. Iīm novice and donīt know anything about pianos.

Does anyone of you know what would be price of this one:







Any help appreciated smile

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#2243007 - 03/08/14 06:05 AM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
briansaddleback Offline
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You are not going to get anything for it im afraid.
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#2243009 - 03/08/14 06:19 AM Re: Price of piano [Re: briansaddleback]
hulknurk Offline
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Then I`ll check whatīs the price of firewood. smile

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#2243030 - 03/08/14 08:03 AM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
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By the look of the photos I'd estimate it's value would roughly equate to a box of matches. But I advise you to borrow the matches, don't buy them, or you'll certainly end up out of pocket.
If the piano plays and sounds divine (it won't I guarantee it) and it's free, you're certainly a braver person than me if you accept. As an unwanted optional extra, it may even have bubonic plague hidden somewhere inside.
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#2243087 - 03/08/14 11:08 AM Re: Price of piano [Re: Tweedpipe]
hulknurk Offline
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Well thank you! Atleast now I know, its not some rare antique or something.

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#2243112 - 03/08/14 11:59 AM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
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Registered: 03/25/06
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We have some real experts here on the forum, though I'm not one of them... smile


Judging from the pictures, it would not meet the criteria as being a decent, playable musical instrument. However, it might have some value to the right collector...

Welcome to Piano World, by-the-way.

Good luck!

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#2243124 - 03/08/14 12:13 PM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
ShiverMeTimbres Offline
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Registered: 02/08/14
Posts: 208
Take a picture inside! Let's see if the hammer action is made from human bones!

In all seriousness though, take a pic inside please, I want to see that smile

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#2243172 - 03/08/14 01:37 PM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
phantomFive Offline
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Registered: 01/11/14
Posts: 1993
Loc: California
It's a pretty piano cabinet but wow, look at those keys. I agree with ShiverMeTimbers, seeing inside would help establish its value.
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#2243177 - 03/08/14 01:40 PM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
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Also wow, I didn't realize Latvia ever made pianos.
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#2243183 - 03/08/14 01:48 PM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
hulknurk Offline
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Registered: 03/07/14
Posts: 4
Thank you all for your advise. This seems to be very nice and decent forum. smile
I try to get some pictures from inside.

Also, I couldnt find any info about this piano from google..

Cheers,
Andres


Edited by hulknurk (03/08/14 01:51 PM)

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#2243300 - 03/08/14 05:51 PM Re: Price of piano [Re: hulknurk]
OperaTenor Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
Posts: 2522
Loc: Sandy Eggo, California
Welcome to Piano World!

Very interesting to see a piano brand named for Richard Strauss, but, unfortunately, my money says it does nothing to enhance the value of it.

It looks to be a very poorly maintained instrument, and would need a lot of work to make it serviceable, if it's worth it.

I agree, some photos of the inside of the upper part, where the action is located, would be helpful. To access that area, there should be latches of some sort on either end of the upper front panel to release it for removal, so you can get those photos.



Edited by OperaTenor (03/08/14 05:52 PM)
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