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Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser
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I have a Baldwin Acrosonic piano. It is 35 inches tall. The

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I have a Baldwin Acrosonic piano. It is 35 inches tall. The serial number inside is 373426. I am not sure of its age. Have looked online and have not found this # as yet. I have had the piano for 13 years,but was passed down to me from a friend of my fathers. they are both gone now. Hoping to find out more. SINCERILY, LEE FREEMAN
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.

Hi, thank you for your question! I have completed thousands of musical instrument appraisals and will be happy to help with yours.

Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.

Based on the serial you provided, this piano was built back in 1946. Acrosonic was a Baldwin brand that was mainly small spinet and console pianos, like yours. It was a secondary line of less expensive instruments. A spinet piano is one which is between 35-39" tall and has a drop key action. These small pianos were good for the pocketbook but lacked the sound and feel of a larger upright or a grand. Despite that, Acrosonic pianos were well known and usually sold for higher than other spinets.

Based on the maker, size, age, and used piano market, I would recommend a selling range today of approximately $400-$700 in a private sale. Best wishes!

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Expert:  Tyler, MM, AAGO replied 6 months ago.
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