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I noticed from your other post about Bremens. Can you help ascertain a value? We are trying to decide weather to move our piano across the country or sell it. Sadly no one plays it anymore. I'd like it to find a good home, but if it has value perhaps the grandkids will have an interest (one can hope).

It is just shy of 40"H x 58"L x 24"W. I've attached photos. It has various stamps and marks 4050, C-0014, Bremen piano corp, series LCS and possible a date 8 10 50.

I've seen that it might have a value of $600 - $1400.

Thank you kindly for any help you can offer.

Best Regards,

Hi NoRa:

If no one is playing it...don't move it! Furniture movers get paid by weight.

Start out by asking 1100.00 and see where that goes.

Remember, you are selling as is with no warranty either written or implied.

And...insist that the buyer use a real piano mover...not three guys and a station wagon.

Also, if someone wants to bring their piano technician to inspect it, insist that the technician be registered with the Piano Technicians Guild. The technician should have an ID card with the word REGISTERED on it.

Good luck!

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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: 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: You can like us on Facebook at:


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