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Glenda B.
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686 satisfied customers
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Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
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686 satisfied customers
My grandmother was given a new Krakauer Brothers baby grand
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Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
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686 satisfied customers
I am trying to place a value on a Gibson Les Custom "black
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Glenda B.
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686 satisfied customers
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twinb1201
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686 satisfied customers
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  • What is the year and value of my vintage Martin cornet?
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  • How much should I offer for a mid-1800s melodeon with an empire flame mahogany case?
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