Musical Instrument Appraisal

Get Musical Instrument Appraisal from Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Musical Instrument Appraisal
This answer was rated:

Curious about how to get this melodian appraised. I would…

Curious about how to...

Curious about how to get this melodian appraised. I would like to sell and i live in Houston.

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Musical Instrument Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

It is a geo a prince melodian.

Expert's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Musical Instrument Appraiser should know?

Don't know much about these melodians I can send picture

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Musical Instrument Appraisal Question
Answered in 8 hours by:
1/17/2018
Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Satisfied Customers: 25,873
Experience: 30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.
Verified

My name is Glenda,

Do you have pictures you can send?

If your message box has a blue box that says "attach file" or a paper clip icon you can use that to upload photos. If not then Click the link: for instructions on uploading images, Be sure to be signed into Google Chrome in order for this link to work, if not signed into Google Chrome, then you have to copy and paste the link in your browser.
.
ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-hl
.

If your pictures are on a phone, plug the phone into the computer, then you can upload to the site right from the phone, the phone will be treated as a removable drive.
.

Or you can send them like this: In an Email! This can take awhile depending on how busy they are at Just answer, they do forward them to me.
.
Send the picture to ,***@******.***, in the subject line put " Pictures for Glenda B in Antiques".
.
In the body of the message put , your user name and name.
.
Make sure to send these from the same address that you registered with just answer with , so they know who you are. If you send from a phone the email address on the phone you use has to match the email address you used to register on the justanswer site with.
.
Sometimes it can take over 24hrs, depending on how busy the site is. We the appraisers are not employees of the Just Answer site, we come to the site to answer questions, we do not work there. They get photos in from customers, they then send them to the correct departments ( categories, ) then they are forwarded to the appraisers. I have no control over how fast all of this happens. I will let you know as soon as they send them to me.
.
Glenda

Ask Your Own Musical Instrument Appraisal Question

Hi,
This is your answer, please read entirely.
.
The Geo. A. Prince, Buffalo, NY, Melodeon has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $***-**-****.00 if sold at an auction(a local auction ) it would sell for a little less,at around $500.00-525.00, if this were sold in a High End Shop in a larger city it would sell for $1100.00 and up depending on the condition. If I were selling it I would list it for $1100.00
.
Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from.
.
You can sell on Etsy, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is Offerup.com, Varagesale.com, Wanelo.com, www.decluttr.com, Bonanza.com, Ioffer.com and letgo.com.
You can also go to invaluable.com or liveauctioneers.com and search their directory for an auction house near you and consign to them.
There is also Amazon Market Place, and of course Ebay. You can also sell on Charish, where you consign items. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great! All sites can be sold from with pick up only option.
.
If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
.
Please ask any question you might have about your answer before rating this.

.

It was a pleasure working for you. If you have more items you need values for. Just send to "Glenda Only" I would be happy to help.
.
Glenda,
.
If you do not mind rating this answer with the 5 star rating ( how we are compensated for our work ) I would greatly appreciate it.
You should see the rating stars at the top of the page on the left, if you do not find them please let me know.
.
If using a phone you have to scroll back to the top of the page where you started, there is a box that says finish rating! Then a box opens with stars in it, then you click the stars.
.
If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.

.

Ask Your Own Musical Instrument Appraisal Question

Hello

Normally we are not allowed to add another item to another question but, since you put this here I will answer it .

The Lithograph is valued at $425.00-500.00.

.

It was a pleasure working for you. If you have more items you need values for. Just send to "Glenda Only" I would be happy to help.
.
Glenda,
.
If you do not mind rating this answer with the 5 star rating ( how we are compensated for our work ) I would greatly appreciate it.
You should see the rating stars at the top of the page on the left, if you do not find them please let me know.
.
If using a phone you have to scroll back to the top of the page where you started, there is a box that says finish rating! Then a box opens with stars in it, then you click the stars.
.
If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.

Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Satisfied Customers: 25,873
Experience: 30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.
Verified
Glenda B. and 87 other Musical Instrument Appraisal Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks! Glenda. I appreciate your help.

You are very welcome, if you have anything else please feel free sending it " For Glenda Only" I will be happy to help you

Have a great evening

Glenda

Ask Your Own Musical Instrument Appraisal Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Glenda B. Your Own Question
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Satisfied Customers: 25,873
25,873 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.

Glenda B. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Glenda B.

Glenda B.

Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser

25,873 satisfied customers

30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.

Tyler, MM, AAGO

Tyler, MM, AAGO

Musician/Appraiser

5,697 satisfied customers

Master's degree in Music. Member, AOA. http://pianoappraiser.weebly.com/

twinb1201

twinb1201

Appraiser, Researcher

1,882 satisfied customers

Classically trained musician with more than 20 years experience appraising musical instruments.

John,  CT ABRSM

John, CT ABRSM

Piano Teacher CT ABRSM.

1,098 satisfied customers

Certificate of Music Teaching. Musical Instrument Appraiser. Qualified Technician. Qualified Piano Tuner. Experienced in Buying, Selling, Restoring and Valuing Pianos for more than 20 years.

Wayne

Wayne

Bachelor's Degree

946 satisfied customers

40 yrs. buying and selling instruments.

saintmarys

saintmarys

Consultant

214 satisfied customers

Co-owner of Cummings& Associates Personal Property Appraisers since 1999

Kim D.

Kim D.

Antique Expert

208 satisfied customers

25 Yr Curator of Historical Collections, CAGA, AOA Certified Appraiser

< Previous | Next >

Related Musical Instrument Appraisal Questions
I have a & player piano and was wondering the value of it.
hello I have a smith & barnes player piano and was wondering the value of it … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,882 satisfied customers
1969 d15 sho bud amplifier. J45 gibson flat top. Im just
Im just trying to help my dad figure out what his instruments are worth. Thats all the info i have. 1970's Lloyd Green e9th 10 string 3pedal 4 knee pedal steel guitar… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
25,873 satisfied customers
While browsing through eBay this evening I came across a
Sir: While browsing through eBay this evening I came across a Baldwin concert grand, reasonably priced (with no bidding reserve) offered by seller mayberryclan. The item number is ***** 387 971 035.Ag… read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
We need appraisal on a very old violin we inherited. We
We need appraisal on a very old violin we inherited. We found letter With it about it and wood made from. Violin is over 100 years old with wood maybe 200 years old. … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,882 satisfied customers
We have a P.A. Starck Player Piano, warranted 65173 that
Hi we have a P.A. Starck Player Piano, warranted 65173 that still works. Do you know the year and where/how we might find a market for this piano? … read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
I own a Barrel Piano that is etched on its front
I own a Barrel Piano that is etched on its front with"Schiller de Lacombe Succ RS … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,882 satisfied customers
I am needing an appraisal on my Cable piano. The serial
Hi! I am needing an appraisal on my Cable Nelson piano. The serial number is ***** and it is a baby grand piano in good condition. … read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
How much is my WP Haines piano worth? I can send photos.
Well sadly its been left in a basement subject to moisture so will need TLC to get back to working condition… read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
Church was given a Pease-Behning Co. "Scofield" baby
Church was given a Pease-Behning Co. "Scofield" baby grand..about 4' 5 ". Wondering what value it has for tax deduction purposes. … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
25,873 satisfied customers
Musical Instrument Question for Tyler: Seller
Musical Instrument Question for Tyler: Seller digitaltraderusa advertises a Kawai grand piano on eBay with item number 112 814 031 923. Please give me your evaluation of this very good-looking instrum… read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
I have lowry organ model: celeb dx in a cherry finish. It
i have lowry organ model: celeb dx in a cherry finish. It was very expensive one, it is in beautiful condition and plays very well. do you know where i should go to sell this? Thank you. … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
25,873 satisfied customers
HHi, We just bought a Lowery Majestic. I don't know what
we just bought a Lowery Majestic. I don't know what stop or how to set up to play different. Can you Help? … read more
Harry
Harry
891 satisfied customers
I have a 3/4 violin. It is a Kronotone, made in Germany, and
I have a 3/4 violin. It is a Kronotone, made in Germany, and has the label inside saying it is a genuine Jan Kriml. It is in good shape, has one bow and a nice case.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,882 satisfied customers
What is the value of the 1977 Baldwin spinet. Walnut piano,
What is the value of the 1977 Baldwin spinet. Walnut piano, tuned recently (6 mo.) AND WITH no noticeable scratches. Tuner said piano was in excellent condition.… read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
Was there 1984 Kimball pianos larger than a baby grand piano
Was there 1984 Kimball pianos larger than a baby grand piano provided for the 1984 Olympics?… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
25,873 satisfied customers
I did not see value ($) amount for the pianos. I am
I did not see value ($) amount for the pianos. I am interested in the 5'10 " approximate size piano. Can you give me this info. It was interesting to see how many sizes there were. Thank. You.… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
25,873 satisfied customers
I have a Pianista # 866I7 what is the value. It's in good
It's in good shape we have had it for over 25 years … read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
578 satisfied customers
My kimball upright #21243 dated 1893. Black finish with leaf
My kimball upright #21243 dated 1893. Black finish with leaf engravings. Is it worth refinishing? … read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,697 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x