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I have a Lester Betsy Ross Spinet Piano. Numbers found inside

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I have a Lester Betsy Ross Spinet Piano. Numbers found inside the piano are 271468 and 27353. What is this piano worth?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 4 years ago.
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Hi, welcome to Just Answer and thanks for your question!

The Betsy Ross spinet pianos by Lester were a popular line for a while. Based on the serial number (which is going to be the first number you listed) this piano was built in 1955. Spinet pianos are the smallest types of uprights made and while they do save vertical space they do so at a cost of sound quality due to the shorter strings and smaller soundboard.

Based on the current piano market, the age, maker and size of this piano, your 1955 Lester/Betsy Ross piano has an approximate value of $400-$550 in a private sale. This price will vary slightly depending on your local market as well as the actual condition of the piano. The price range I provided assumes good or better condition and regular tuning/maintenance. I hope this helps and wish you the best!

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