Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/P.C. Weaver piano


I have a P.C. Weaver piano, from Ottawa, IL. Pretty sure its an upright grand. It is in pretty nice condition, a few nicks here n there, but since the company only existed from 1901-1926, it's been around!! I have the original, matching bench also. I haven't been able to find much more info and have nothing to really compare it to, it's not a typical 'boxy' piano as it has turned column supports and contoured upper box and lid. I just need a ballpark value.

Serial #26283

Thanks to Allexperts.com also, this site very helpful!!!!

Hi Mike:

Your piano was made in 1909.

The term "grand upright" is a marketing one. It is a normal, full, vertical piano and probably stands around 52" high. You can check me out on that.

Upright pianos over a hundred years old usually, and in very good condition, go for the low hundreds at best.

Your information regarding where it was born and the years the company existed is spot on.

I hope that helped!

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