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My mom has a Hobart M. Cable player piano (upright) that was at the 1909 Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition. That is stamped on the inside. It has been in her family since the early 1930's. The player mechanism has been removed.

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Nora, Expert in Fine & Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 10 months ago
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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Nora, Expert in Fine & Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 10 months ago

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Nora, Expert in Fine & Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 10 months ago

Hi,

Thank you for the images. Please allow me some time to look these over for you.

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Nora, Expert in Fine & Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 10 months ago

Hello,

Thank you for your patience.

Your Hobart upright could sell for up to $2500 on today's market.

Please take a moment to leave a rating by clicking the stars. If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.

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