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Where might I be able to locate a serial number on a Timothy

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Where might I be able to locate a serial number on a Timothy Gilbert cocked hat grand piano? Thank you.
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Thanks for your question. My name is***** will be a pleasure to help you. Please do not click the RATE/ACCEPT/FEEDBACK button until you have an answer/valuation. The Timothy Gilbert piano making business was established in 1829. There are records of the serial numbers from 1855 starting with the number 2000 and finishing in 1913 with the first number that year being 46000.To locate the serial number please have a look at this website which should help:- www.pianoatlas.com/serial.htmlPiano manufacturers place serial numbers in a variety of places. Pianos often have numbers other than serial numbers, such as case and part numbers. Please try this site and it should open showing you the places to find the number. Look if there is a number on the soundboard or the plate (the iron frame or 'harp')) as shown with the 'S' symbol on the picture of a grand piano. If you cannot find a number in or near to these places it is possible that it has been lost, perhaps unfortunately, during some earlier restoration work. Please let me know if I can help you any further. Thank you for using JustAnswer. My aim is to provide you with an excellent service and I trust that you have found this answer helpful. If so, please accept the answer and click 'RATE TO FINISH' or ACCEPT/FEEDBACK, as this is the only way as an Independent Expert I receive any recompense for the research I do to assist you. There is no additional cost to you as my percentage of the payment for this question is taken from the amount you have agreed for this question only.
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