Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/what is this PIANO worth

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I would like to know how much is this PIANO worth

Pat. Feb.26th 1878 Geo. W. Lyon
Lyon & Healy Chicago.

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To give some perspective, Lyon and Healy began in 1864 and began making pianos in 1876.  They patented their Cottage Upright in 1878.  Online, I saw an 1888 upright for $17,500. The value would depend on its condition.  Has it been played?  If not, it's machinery may not be sound.  Have it checked by a piano tuner/technician.  Joel

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Joel Bjorling

Expertise

I can answer general questions about playing the piano, playing technique, and piano literature.

Experience

I have played piano for over forty years. I have taught private piano. I have also played in church. I am especially interested in the piano as a music ministry. I have also written several compositions for piano.

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I'm a past member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

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Making Music Magazine Newsletter of the Illinois Country Music Association

Education/Credentials
BA, Behavioral Science, Oral Roberts University (1975) MA, McCormick Theological Seminary (1980) I have had courses in Music Appreciation, Music Theory, and in Hymnology

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