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Glenda B., Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
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Experience:  30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.
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I am interested in a piano I saw at a Habitat Restore. I

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I am interested in a piano I saw at a Habitat for Humanity Restore. It is a Mathushek baby grand. Surface is in good shape, sound board looks good, missing one ivory off of one key. Felt seems to be in good shape.
Ok, what other questions do you have. I'm not an expert on instruments. The Restore is asking $750.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for your question. What information are you looking for?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
What the piano is valued for,
If the price is reasonable. I would be using it for pleasure and possibly teaching piano lessons. So I want an appraisal.
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.
Do you have the serial number or age? Any other information?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'll have to get it tomorrow for you tomorrow. Where do I look for it on the piano?
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.
OK. It should be near the strings and tuning pins on the metal harp. If you can obtain photos of the inside and outside and attach them here tomorrow that would be helpful.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok I'll talk to you tomorrow. Will I be available between 9:30 and20am?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
And 10:30am?
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.
I should be on in the morning to check.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok I'll contact I tjrm
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
You then
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.
Hi, just checking back to see if you were able to get that info and the photos?

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