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#2305235 - 07/22/14 07:34 AM U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano
nirob Offline
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Registered: 07/21/14
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I checked, it's legit...
(Frank B.)

The US Treasury Dept will be auctioning off an American limited edition art case concert grand piano, custom midnight blue lacquer with mother-of-pearl stars finish, by Steinway & Sons. Preview on Wed. 7/23 from 1-4 at Fortress at Judson Art Warehouse - 49-20 5th St. Log Island City NY. The auction will be held on July 30 in Dayton NJ. Info on the piano and auction are at www.treas.gov/auctions/treasury/gp


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#2305702 - 07/23/14 01:08 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
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Wonder if it has ivory keys...
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#2305743 - 07/23/14 03:18 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
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Sounds like the Gershwin art case edition

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#2305801 - 07/23/14 08:42 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
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Named the "Rhapsody," you'll quickly understand the reference.

http://www.steinway.com/pianos/steinway/limited-edition/rhapsody/
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#2305822 - 07/23/14 09:20 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
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I like that model.

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#2305825 - 07/23/14 09:27 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
PhilipInChina Offline
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Registered: 10/19/13
Posts: 1663
Loc: China
I looked at that site. So why is the US Government auctioning off all this stuff? Why do they own a blue piano?
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#2305829 - 07/23/14 09:47 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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The Feds auction off seized property as a result of tax issues or proceeds from illegal transactions. This would all be merchandise which was confiscated.
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#2305830 - 07/23/14 09:49 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
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Wow.. that's a shiny piano.. Does it come with a welding helmet?
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#2305834 - 07/23/14 09:51 AM Re: U.S. Treasury Auctioning Steinway Art Case Piano [Re: nirob]
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I think it comes with a telescope.
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