Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/Cable-Nelson Piano

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Hi, i have a Cable-Nelson Upright Grand Piano 58" serial number 71552. Do you Know how old is it? Im from Durango, Mexico, Thanks.

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First of all, let me say that Cable-Nelson is a great piano.  I have one myself and it is about the best that I have played.  I have a spinet.
    With the serial number 71552, it looks like it must be prior to 1950 (which was #221,000).  The company was formed in 1903, so it'd be between 1903-1950.  I wish I could give you a closer number, but the Blue Book of Pianos for Cable-Nelson starts at 1950 with their serial numbers.  Joel

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Joel Bjorling

Expertise

I can answer general questions about playing the piano, playing technique, and piano literature.

Experience

I have played piano for over forty years. I have taught private piano. I have also played in church. I am especially interested in the piano as a music ministry. I have also written several compositions for piano.

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I'm a past member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

Publications
Making Music Magazine Newsletter of the Illinois Country Music Association

Education/Credentials
BA, Behavioral Science, Oral Roberts University (1975) MA, McCormick Theological Seminary (1980) I have had courses in Music Appreciation, Music Theory, and in Hymnology

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