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I need to know what the approximate value of an antique

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Hi. I need to know what the approximate value of an antique bell 4 peddle piano with rebuilt insides by the late professional piano man Rudy Kiniski, brother of the professional wrestler Gene *******

Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The fourth peddle gives it the sound of a honky tonk piano
Expert:  twinb1201 replied 4 months ago.


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What is the brand of this piano, and what is its serial number, please?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
As I mentioned it is a BELL piano made in eastern Canada. The serial number I don't know.
Expert:  twinb1201 replied 4 months ago.

Your piano was made between the 1860s and the 1940s. Without a serial number that's as close as I can get.

The four pedal feature was exclusive to Bell pianos.

If your piano has been regularly tuned, has been fully restored and is in very good condition, its current retail (replacement or insurance) value is approximately $2,000. If you were to sell it, you could expect to get the fair market (private sale or auction) value of approximately 40% of the retail amount, or $800, depending on location and actual condition.

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