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Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
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Experience:  Master's degree in Music. Member, AOA.
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Player piano JA: I love the notion of my brother's old

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Player piano
JA: I love the notion of my brother's old guitar having a history and belonging to someone famous. Maybe you have something valuable or historical. Let's find out. Tell us what else you do know and the Musical Instrument Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: Auto piano Grand Prix model made in new york
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Musical Instrument Appraiser should know?
Customer: Think made in 1909
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Musical Instrument Appraiser about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It timed out and I paid the 5
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 year ago.
Do you still want help with this? Your question was posted at almost 2 AM (my time) and I was offline then.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
please my phone(###) ###-####
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for the info and photos. Sorry but I can't place a call right now and there is an extra cost to that service. I'll go ahead and provide your answer though if you still want a call later I can submit a request to you for additional service.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 year ago.
In viewing the photos I see the piano is in poor condition. It is below average compare to other pianos at the time. I'm just assuming the player function does not currently work. Old pianos don't gain value just from being old like antiques, they actually lose value because the mechanical pieces wear out over time. The fact that this is a player helps with value a bit though condition hurts the overall price. In the current market I would recommend a price of under $200. I would advise trying to find someone who wants to just take it off your hands for free as it may be very difficult to actually find a buyer. Sorry for the bad news but hope it is helpful. Best wishes!
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 1 year ago.
Hi, did you need more help?

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