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#623425 - 05/17/02 04:17 PM How much a 1984 Steinway M worth
jpxjlrld Offline
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Registered: 05/15/02
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Hi All,

I am in a process to consider buying a 1983 Steinway M (without Teflon bushing)with good and origional condition from a private owner. I would very much appreciate if you can tell me what is the reasonable price for this vintage. The owner is only willing to go down to $22000. Is it a reasonable price? This is comparable or even higher than a new Yamaha C5. Your opinon is greatly appreciated.

PS. The piano seems not been heavily used and in original condition with two string replaced. When a piano of this type need to be rebuild/restored/refinished (i.e. strings replaced, action replaced or modified)?

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#623426 - 05/21/02 04:05 PM Re: How much a 1984 Steinway M worth
Chris W1 Offline
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If you consider a lot of used M's go for mid-teens, which are much older, you could conclude that to go just over 20,000 for one that is recent, and in the condition you describe, is worth it.
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