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#923987 - 11/04/04 01:43 AM Upright Piano help !!
Doris Offline
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Registered: 11/04/04
Posts: 2
Loc: West Midlands
I'm hoping you can help me, I'm going to sell an upright piano (probably on ebay) for my boyfriends brother and before i go ahead I'd like to try and find out the approx value/age etc.

I'm not a piano expert ............ I've looked all over the piano and all I can find is

"49599" inside the top bit
"JB" inscribed on the back of the wood
"289A" inside the bottom bit.
The little discs on the front read :-
"Carl Strauss" engraved on the front
"Sveciale Norvegiae/Carolus Rex"
"Goth et Vandal"
"International Invention Exhibition 1887"
"1881 Kra.kau honorib causas"
Can you help me ??

Yours hopefully

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#923988 - 11/04/04 04:57 AM Re: Upright Piano help !!
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Registered: 10/18/04
Posts: 808
Loc: Bristol, England
Can I have it? \:D Where do you live? I'll give you 20 for it.. \:D
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#923989 - 11/04/04 05:52 AM Re: Upright Piano help !!
Doris Offline
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Registered: 11/04/04
Posts: 2
Loc: West Midlands
Hi, thanks for your offer. I'm still waiting to find out more about it before I sell it. I live in the West Midlands.

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#923990 - 07/06/05 12:40 PM Re: Upright Piano help !!
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Most pianos are worth over 100 US dollars, at least it would be a minimum bid. Someone who sees it's value will keep bidding until they get it. \:D
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