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I have a Yamaha S-400E 6ft 3in grand piano, Purchased new

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I have a Yamaha S-400E 6ft 3in grand piano, Purchased new July of 1991 in Perfect condition, would like to know approximately what I can expect to sell it for. Retailed at 40K.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 year ago.
Hi, thanks for your question! The "S" models are certainly a step above the standard Yamaha pianos and even a bit better than their Conservatory line. Yamaha still makes a couple of models in the "S" series. Today, the equivalent model to yours sells in the $60k range depending on dealer. Based on your description of age, condition and figuring depreciation in value over time, I would recommend a selling range of approximately $23,600-$25,500 depending on your area market. Best wishes!Please select a positive rating at the top before leaving--this is the only way I'm credited for working with you. Thanks!

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