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Topic: Help with valuation for studentís piano  (Read 316 times)

Offline dkmusic9

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Help with valuation for studentís piano
on: April 22, 2022, 03:45:18 PM
Hello, thanks to anyone who can help me out. I have a student looking to upgrade their homeís grand piano and is trying to determine a rough value on their current instrument. I know these are Chinese made and just seeing if thereíre any ballpark guides/values on theseÖTIA

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Re: Help with valuation for studentís piano
Reply #1 on: April 22, 2022, 09:53:46 PM
I don't think we can say something for sure from looking at the pictures only. It looks very nice, but a lot of the value is determined by the quality of the instrument, sound, how well maintained it is you know. Do you know what the original purchase price was and how old it is? It looks like it could definitely be worth something, not an insignifcant sum if it's in good condition. But unfortunately instrument value generally goes down a fair amount when they get older.

I'd have a piano technician or similarly qualified person come look at it in person and make a valuation.

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Re: Help with valuation for studentís piano
Reply #2 on: April 23, 2022, 12:39:57 PM
Understood. I was really just looking for any info on the brand and serial number shown to get a ballpark on value. I generally do exactly what you recommend in terms of seeing whether it holds tune etc. No record of sale or maintenance by previous to current owner. Ty

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Re: Help with valuation for studentís piano
Reply #3 on: April 30, 2022, 04:50:14 PM
Photos arenít working. Can you tell me the serial number, brand, model would be nice if you know.  ;D
 

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