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I recently inherited a 70 year old Hamilton piano in

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Hello, I recently inherited a 70 year old Hamilton piano in excellent condition. It's made of burled wood and simply needs a little cleaning and tuning. Any idea what this antique piano would be worth? A ballpark is fine.
Thank you,
Ben Pugh ***@******.***
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 month ago.
Is this an upright? Any condition issues?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it is a upright and there is only one condition issue, a very small and hard to see chip on one key. Otherwise, it's in excellent conditoin
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 month ago.
Thanks for the info. Old uprights aren't worth too much due to old age and declining mechanical condition (unless full restoration has taken place). They aren't valued like antiques because of this. Based on the info provided and the used piano market, you could expect approximately $200-$500 in a private sale. Best wishes!

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