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I'm trying to get an idea what my piano, a Boston gp163ep that's 4.5 years old be with to sell

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It's serial number is ***** It's been tuned every six months and played 3/4 times a week

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: twinb1201, Appraiser, Researcher replied 8 months ago
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My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help. I've been an appraiser of musical instruments for 29 years, and am the president of the Association of Online Appraisers.

I'm going to take a few moments to do some research and will get back to you shortly.

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: twinb1201, Appraiser, Researcher replied 8 months ago

Back with you now.

As I'm sure you know, your piano was built by Kawai to Steinway's specifications. That makes it a pretty desirable piano.

It also appears that you have taken very good care of this piano.

If it is in excellent cosmetic and playing condition, the current fair market (private sale or auction) value of your piano is approximately $8,000, depending on location and actual condition. The retail (replacement) value would be approximately $20,000.

I hope this answer has been helpful to you. Please let me know if you'd like me to explain or expand on any of the above, I would be glad to do that.

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