Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/Premier Grand NY


I have this beutiful babyPremier Grand NY.
My dad had it redone years ago.It has lived in our
family resturant for 60 yrs. Unfortuanately we sold
our building and took on Partners.They have no use for the baby
so I have to let it go. I looked for a serial # where would it be located and what should I sell it for. Its located in
Hawthorne NY In case you live near us? its beutiful and wish
I could keep it. What should I sell it for. Oh and if you give me a call w/your cell # I can send pics. Mine is (914)826-6266
Need You!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi Gina:

Well...first off I'm in the Philadelphia area and second...I hope you got through Sandy OK!!!

The serial number would be on the steel plate somewhere around the tuning pins, or on the side of one of the steel struts.

You may want to consider donating the piano for the best financial outcome!

The steps for that is to start with a written appraisal from a registered piano technician in your area. You can go to http://www.ptg.org where you can plug in your zip code and get a list of registered technicians.

After the written appraisal, you can approach schools, institutions, and churches that are qualified tax free establishments.

They come pick  up the piano, and the amount of the appraisal reduces your income for that year.

If you want to sell it, you have to settle for somewhat less than that appraisal usually, and in this market, I can almost guarantee it!

Sure...send a picture.  

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I am a Registered/tested member of the Piano Technicians Guild (RPT) with 49 years of experience in all phases and levels of the acoustic piano. I will answer any questions regarding acoustic pianos only. All questions and answers are to remain public. Please to not include sensitive material! If they are marked private, I will change them to public. My answers may be of assistance to others. If privacy is an issue, please contact me through my web site: http://www.onestipiano.com Electronic keyboards, organs, and player/reproducing piano mechanisms are outside of my expertise. Anything to do with: Construction, Service, Tuning, Climate Control Systems, Piano Disc, Purchasing, Selling, Insurance Appraisal, Rebuilding, Repairs, Legal issues, Maintenance, Environmental issues, Finish issues with acoustic pianos. My full resume can be found at: http://onestipiano.com/pages/history.html You can like us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/onestipianoservice


In business since 1964, Extensive Rebuilding/Repair/Service facility. A certified, tested, member of the Piano Technicians Guild, Member of the Technical Advisory Service to Attorneys. Have performed piano service on Concert Stage, Recording Studios, and in the home. Http://www.onestipiano.com. The shop's work comes from all over the world from private clients or other techncians.

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Attented Temple University, Drexel University, Philadelphia Community college all in the areas of engineering and Music. I taught a two semester course in Piano Technology and the related acoustical physics at Temple University. I have taught extensively for the Piano Technicians Guild and the Master Piano Technicians of America.

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