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Cornish & Company
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I have a Cornish & Company Parlor Organ.
I was told it was from 1890 to 1900 because of the way it was made??
Would love to know more about the company as i have found it was only open for 50 years and burned down?
Also, how much this is worth, and who would want to buy this.  
I tried craigslist but not sure if it should go on ebay or not.  Want it to go to good home.
The glass is not broken,
The top in completely in tact,
flower or candle holders are inside)
All keys are there and not cracked,
The labels are all legible but two.

Thanks for your help!!

KC

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Hi KC...

As my profile suggests...unfortunately, I am not "expert" in organs.

However, you should go to the AMICA web site (Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors Association) and AGO, the American Guild of Organists.

You may find the help you need there!

I hope that helped.

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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

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