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Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/Conway Player Piano Boston Serial# 82158


I was wondering if you could please tell me the year of assembly and also what the instrument might be worth  in good condition???

Thank You Kind Sir...

Hi Andrew:

Your piano was made in 1924 in the midst of the player piano craze.

If this piano is in original condition, that is never rebuilt...there are issues by default as a result of age.

Rubber tubing (if any) is dry, sometimes the tubing is lead,  leather pouches are decayed and dry, bellows and bellows cloth certainly need replacement, etc.

Add to that the fact that it is a player and not a reproducer (players do just back, and reproducers create dynamic changes...volume, etc), and the player/reproducer market has virtually vanished, the value of your piano, I fear, is all but gone.

If you are looking to sell, perhaps you may want to visit the AMICA web site. That's the automatic musical instrument collectors association.

Someone there may have some interest.

I hope that helped.  

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