Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/Steger & Sons 1903 Upright Grand

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Inside date and serial number 10772 * 23
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We would like to sell this 1903 Steger & Sons Upright Grand piano and would appreciate your thoughts on it's value. It has been in our family since 1989 when we purchased it from a piano dealer. The piano has had good care. The inside has been professionally restored. The sound is very good.
We have more images of both the inside and outside of the instrument if you wish to see more.

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Hi Carol:

You piano was manufactured in Illinois in 1907.

Typically, these pianos change hands at around a top figure of 300.00.

However, you said this was refurbished.

I need a list of what was done and by whom, then we can refine the asking price.

Get that to me with more pictures of the inside. That top front board over the keyboard comes off as does the bottom or knee board under the keyboard.

Also a picture of the soundboard from the rear would help.

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