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#254025 - 08/09/03 12:32 PM Henry Herbert
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I have a Henry Herbert upright,made by Mason and Risch in Toronto in 1902. Anyone know what's the going price for this type of piano?

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#254026 - 08/09/03 12:45 PM Re: Henry Herbert
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In most likelihood nothing. While Mason & Reich made a decent piano, uprights of that age are simply too expensive to put into, and maintain in decent condition.
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#254027 - 08/09/03 01:07 PM Re: Henry Herbert
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I have a Henry Herbert upright,made by Mason and Risch in Toronto in 1902. Anyone know what's the going price for this type of piano? [/b]
Sorry, Clay, I have to agree with Steve. If you want you can always hire a technician to look at it.
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#254028 - 08/09/03 06:36 PM Re: Henry Herbert
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I disagree.

Henry Herbert was very good piano maker and depending on actual condition of the instrument it could very well be worth around Can $ 500-1000 give or take.

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DEPENDING ON CONDITION!

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#254029 - 08/09/03 07:27 PM Re: Henry Herbert
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I defer to Norbert. He knows the Canadian market.
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#254030 - 08/10/03 09:58 AM Re: Henry Herbert
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Thanks guys. The piano is in really good shape and it sounds great. It has a cast iron base and all of its keys are accounted for. It has a need for a refinishing, but otherwise it is in good condition.

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#1331110 - 12/21/09 11:16 PM Re: Henry Herbert [Re: Clay]
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I hope it would be appropriate to resurrect this thread.
Did anyone have any experience with Henry Herbert baby grands by Mason&Risch?


Edited by WhiteBear (12/21/09 11:20 PM)

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