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#14913 - 05/10/06 01:25 PM Current Price of Schimmel T130?
logesiegfried Offline
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Registered: 06/28/05
Posts: 28
Loc: San Francisco
Hello All,

After buying a brand new Schimmel T130 upright piano in July, 2005, after extensive shopping and finding a fabulous piano with a stunning bass, in February, 2006 my apartment building suffered a major fire and my new piano received 3/4 hours of firetruck water poured onto and into it which stopped the fire but badly damaged the piano: warping the wood, ruining the strings and damaging the bridge. My piano tech is leaning toward totalling the piano for insurance which I fortunately had. Does anyone know the current new cost of the Schimmel T130? (PS: don't evey ask if I was heartbroken!). Thanks!

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#14914 - 05/10/06 01:55 PM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130?
fong ll Offline
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Registered: 04/28/04
Posts: 92
Loc: Santa Clara
Sorry about your misfortune, I look at shimmel 51" 130 piano three year ago, and it very nice and they offer me for about 13,000. but I did'nt neogtioate very much yet.

I end up with a seiler smaller one but i like it just a little better, I am in bay area too. I get my seiler in san jose, and they have 52' seiler too you can try, I think they have shimmel too.

#14915 - 05/10/06 01:56 PM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130?
FogVilleLad Offline
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Registered: 03/02/05
Posts: 4683
Loc: San Francisco
Fine's 2005-2006 supplement says $17,580 for polished ebony and $19,180 for polished mahogany/walnut.

#14916 - 05/10/06 06:11 PM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130?
Cy Shuster, RPT Offline
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Registered: 12/18/05
Posts: 3458
Loc: Albuquerque, NM
Damage from both fire and water may not show up for a long time after the incident. I strongly vote for totalling it. What a shame; but that's what insurance is for.

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#14917 - 05/16/06 08:58 PM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130?
logesiegfried Offline
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Registered: 06/28/05
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Thanks for the info! Would anyone be willing to take a look at some pictures of the bridge and lend me some advice? Thx.

#14918 - 05/16/06 09:09 PM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130?
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Registered: 05/03/06
Posts: 3668
Loc: Georgia, USA
Very sorry to hear about this.

I've not run across many water-damaged pianos, but the few I have were truly awful to play. I'm with Cy on this...

I sent you a PM regarding the pricing [don't want to get myself or my dealer in trouble].
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#14919 - 05/28/06 11:49 AM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130?
GrotrianSchimmelYamaha Offline
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Registered: 05/27/06
Posts: 83
Loc: Massachusetts
I just bought one a few months ago, 14k
Grotrian 6'3
Schimmel 51"
Yamaha U3

#1342268 - 01/06/10 11:37 AM Re: Current Price of Schimmel T130? [Re: GrotrianSchimmelYamaha]
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