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Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser
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Experience:  Master's degree in Music. Member, AOA. http://pianoappraiser.weebly.com/
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Considering buying a 1937 Sohmer "cupid" grand for $2200.

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Considering buying a 1937 Sohmer "cupid" grand for $2200. First piano purchase ever and willing to pay 1000-2500 for whatever I end up with. Any thoughts (since you popped up)?
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Customer: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/msg/5433108381.html
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question. For this piano being in good original condition, regularly tuned and with no mechanical issues, I think the asking price is fair. Usually I see the Cupid models having a more ornate case, legs and music rack so this one is pretty simple. The ad shows it has been on the market for 21 days, so perhaps they will be willing to negotiate price, otherwise I think this sounds like a reasonable buy. Best wishes!

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