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What is the value of a Gulbransen piano that is over 50

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago
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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago

I will need more information please. Is this an upright or grand? If upright, how tall is it? What's the serial number (located inside near strings)?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Is this some kind of scam, there is no amount.
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago

I'm not sure what you mean...

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Scam I still don't see any answer .
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago

I have not provided your answer--you haven't answered my questions with the info I needed. Why do you keep saying scam?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What is the answer?
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago

I will need more information please. Is this an upright or grand? If upright, how tall is it? What's the serial number (located inside near strings)?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Upright serial number is ***** .
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago

Thank you. Can you provide the height of your piano? Uprights come in different heights which helps determined quality of sound.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It is 39 inches tall
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Tyler, MM, AAGO, Musician/Appraiser replied 7 months ago
Thanks for the info. Sorry for the delay—by the time you replied I had left for the afternoon and I am just now getting your response.
Based on the serial, your piano was built in 1956. At 39” tall this would be considered a “spinet” piano. Spinets were the smallest type of upright made and while they did save space, the small size resulted in a poor quality of sound. These were accordingly the least expensive type of piano built. For the above reasons, spinets are no longer made.
In regard to value of yours, I also have to consider that it is nearly 60 years old and there is a significant amount of depreciation to consider.
In the used piano market and considering your description, I would recommend a selling range of approximately $300-$500. Best wishes!
Please select a positive rating before leaving—I aim for five stars! This is how the website credits me, an independent appraiser, for completing this for you. Thanks!
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