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#287706 - 12/18/07 04:14 PM Kimball Sonata Upright - Anyone familiar?
Quesne Ouaques Offline
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Registered: 12/14/07
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Loc: Philadelphia, PA
Hello Folks:

Thanks yet again for everyone who has responded to my previous posts regarding pianos I am looking at to (possibly) purchase.

This Kimball Sonata is for sale locally, and I cannot find much information on the particular model.


Is anyone familiar with it? If so, what can you tell me about the possible value?

Thanks in advance!

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#287707 - 12/18/07 09:37 PM Re: Kimball Sonata Upright - Anyone familiar?
Quesne Ouaques Offline
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Loc: Philadelphia, PA
I have spoken with the owner. She gave me the serial number R 09629 and model 43S4.

#287708 - 12/18/07 10:20 PM Re: Kimball Sonata Upright - Anyone familiar?
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It looks like it might be a studio. Kimball was making better pianos around then. It sounds like it could be worthwhile.
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#287709 - 12/20/07 03:42 PM Re: Kimball Sonata Upright - Anyone familiar?
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43" console piano. Late in the year 1992. Not a bad little piano. West coast retail pricing for pianos like this would be $1200 - $1500.
Kimball consoles were very durable but somewhat mediocre in tone and performance.
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