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#641082 - 09/29/07 07:15 AM is it worth it
ZPomeroy Offline
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Registered: 08/13/07
Posts: 529
Loc: australia
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Baby-Grand-Piano_...1QQcmdZViewItem

found this on ebay, looks like it is damaged and definatly would need restoration but would it be worth it? how much approx. would it cost?

thanks 4 ur help
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#641083 - 09/29/07 12:12 PM Re: is it worth it
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Registered: 12/10/03
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Loc: Cincinnati, Ohio
Now that's a cracked plate! I would stay away from that one.
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#641084 - 09/29/07 12:33 PM Re: is it worth it
ZPomeroy Offline
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Loc: australia
how much would it cost to repair?
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#641085 - 09/29/07 03:10 PM Re: is it worth it
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Registered: 02/06/05
Posts: 85
Loc: Bonn, Germany
You can't repair it properly.
This piano has had it's life, now it's dead. RIP

There are lot's of nice pianos out there

Best

Schmickus
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As a student I used to broker pianos

Mason&Hamlin AA, 1908
Bl├╝thner 190, 6ft3, 1903
J.L. Duysen 195, 6ft6, 1897, (under construction)

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#641086 - 09/29/07 04:21 PM Re: is it worth it
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Registered: 08/30/06
Posts: 446
Loc: Bastrop, Texas
"It's dead, Jim!"

(Bones, from Star Trek)
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#641087 - 09/29/07 10:21 PM Re: is it worth it
Sam Casey Offline
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Registered: 02/05/05
Posts: 1135
Loc: SW Missouri
You can buy a lot of firewood for what that thing costs and get better heat too.

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#641088 - 09/29/07 11:42 PM Re: is it worth it
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Registered: 09/11/06
Posts: 3919
Loc: Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
"Case in great condition for its age"
I love it. A good looking corpse must be worth something, no???

Having said that, I'm sure someone could fix that plate. For about 12 times as much as that piano will ever be worth....
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#641089 - 09/30/07 02:32 AM Re: is it worth it
John Pels Offline
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Registered: 05/31/07
Posts: 1269
Loc: Tomball, Texas
I could probably fix the plate, but the shipping would kill me!!

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