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A friend recently purchased a unique piano keyboard which

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A friend recently purchased a unique piano keyboard which enabled the player to create the sounds of other musical instruments by adjusting certain switches and was powered by electricity;the black instrument was signed on the back:CARLO ROBELLI NEW YORK 1932 Can you offer some more information regarding appraised value and history of this musical model?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

This is a Carlo Robelli synthesizer. These were made in the 1960's and 1970's. A model from this time period is worth $350 to $400. The newer models since about 2003 were made in China and are not as valuable. You should be able to tell by looking at it if it looks to be a vintage piece.

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