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Do you have a serial number please? Could I have the maximum length measured to the point over the leg furthest away from the keys? Has your piano been regularly tuned and maintained? Have any of the internal mechanics been replaced or restored over the years or is it all still as originally built?
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From the maker’s serial number records your Piano was built in 1964, so it is in the order of 52 years old. The dimensions you have given are consistent with your piano being a model M which has a full length of 5' 7''. These new are now in the region of 90,000 CAD
Generally Pianos have a limited life span of around 60 years mainly due to the wear during use and natural deterioration of the mechanical parts over time, such as the action, the strings, the soundboard, the tuning pins, the pin block, etc. The life of these instruments can often be extended by careful regular maintenance/tuning/repairs and some restoration over the years or a total re-build/restoration of the major mechanical components. The condition of the finish and location do have some influence on the value of a piano but the overriding factors in any appraisal valuation are the age and condition of the internal mechanics which depreciate with age and usage.
Outside casework can certainly help when selling as often pianos in reasonable to good condition more often than not sell by their perceived value.
Based on the information I have, I believe your Steinway Model M Baby Grand has a current value in the 29,000 CAD to 32,000 CAD range for a private sale. This range allows for some variations in location.
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