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How much is a BEtsy piano around the 1940's Lester. It is a…

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How much is a BEtsy Ross piano around the 1940's Lester

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It is a spinet in good condition needs tuning . my great grandmother owned it and maybe her mom had it if is styled in French provincial ,it might be from the 30,s

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Thanks for your question!Betsy Ross spinets were popular in the mid 20th century but were similar in construction to most other spinets made at the time.
All pianos decline in condition as they age and wear so that will be one of the major considerations here. Additionally; spinets are the least expensive type of piano so that must also be considered.Based on your description of the piano and taking into account depreciation and the used piano market, I would recommend a selling range today of approximately $300-$600 with final price determined by actual condition. Best wishes!
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