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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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I have a Steinway baby grand piano in excellent condition

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I have a Steinway baby grand piano in excellent condition with 1899 imprinted--How can i obtain an estimate of the value
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 11 months ago.
Hi, can you provide the serial from inside near the strings? Is it original or has it ever had any restoration?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i bought it restored about 32 years ago--looks like the number (if i read it right) is 3C08 23/11.F
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
not sure I found the serial number or that was some other number
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 11 months ago.
Sorry, that isn't the serial. It will be numbers only, located near the strings and tuning pins. Also, what restoration was done?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
sorry--cannot find the serial number. I do not know what the restoration was--all i see is the number i gave you and the date october 3, 1899 and Hamburg Germany
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 11 months ago.
Ok. The limited amount of information you have on the piano makes it difficult to provide a very accurate appraisal. Are you able to attach photos showing the inside and outside of the piano?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i can try to do that
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
if you send me your email or mobil # I will send the pics
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 11 months ago.
Unfortunately I can't give out that info. Please use the "add files" button to attach your photos here. Thanks
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
trying to figure out how to do that-stay tuned
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
did you get the pictures?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
more
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
not sure how many pictures i have sent
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
are we still connected or should i disconnect?
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 11 months ago.
Sorry for the delay, I am at working and trying to answer as quick as possible. I only received one photo you sent twice, showing the inside. If you're able to get clear photos in good light that will help. I need to be able to see detail to judge condition.

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