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Reasonable value of Steck baby grand, serial # 193364,

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reasonable value of George Steck baby grand, serial # 193364, length = ~62" and width at keyboard = 54.5", black - very good condition - deceased owner's estate is selling, please.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 2 months ago.
Hi, thanks for your question. Any photos of it you can attach for me to see?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
i'm new at this.... i am richard deem cell=(***) ***-**** to chat. Any history of the piano #193364?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
somewhere this site says i have opened two inquiries for this piano. i want to pay only once, please.
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 2 months ago.
Thanks for the info. This piano would have been built in 1976 based on the serial number you provided. At this time, Steck pianos were a part of the large piano conglomerate Aeolian-American. They later belonged to Mason and Hamlin before production was stopped in the 1990's. At 62" this is a small baby grand. Considering the age and maker, the value would be on the lower end compared to a newer model of comparable quality.
In the current used market, and based on the photos and info, I would recommend a selling range of approximately $2,200-$3,000 in a private sale.
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