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We have circa 1985 Wurlitzer upright piano. Alaskan spruce

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wood of piano and seat...
We have circa 1985 Wurlitzer upright piano. Alaskan spruce wood of piano and seat. Good condition. We understand this model was the last model made in USA from US materials.
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Hi, can you give me the height of the piano please?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
width: 1.413 metres (55.63 inches)
depth: 595 cms (23.43 inches)
height: 1.05 metres (41.18 inches)ALso, maybe later than 1985, but purchased new in 1990 for approx. $2000 AUD
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Purchased from piano retailer (only sold new pianos)
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 1 year ago

Thanks for the information. Wurlitzer was not in business much longer after that, though the name continued to be used by other companies who bought the rights. Their pianos were pretty average in quality and were usually on the lower end of pricing. At 41" tall you have a console sized piano. These smaller uprights work well in home use rather than larger rooms or studios. Considering the age of the piano, the size, maker, described condition and used piano market, I would recommend a selling range today of approximately $1,450-$1,800 AUD. Best wishes!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have been away from computer for the last few hours. Did you send me a reply or $$ appraisal?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank-you. You have been helpful.Cheers
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 1 year ago

Glad to help. Please ensure you select a rating before leaving so I am credited for my time. Thanks

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