Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/serial number


where would i find serial number on my henry f miller baby grand?

Hi Jackie:

Serial numbers are sometimes obvious, and sometimes not so much.

On the Miller...I would look at the following:

1. Belly up to the piano. Stand in the center. Remove the music desk and look just to your left where there would be a triangular area formed by the steel plate. It may be there.

2. Look on the plate struts...on the sides of them. Miller numbers start with four digits in the 1800's to 6 digits in the 1980's

3. Loon down on the plate in the upper right hand side just above where the tuning pins are.

4. Look under the keybed...remember your flashlight.

5. There is a piece of furniture just in front of the white keys. It is as wide as the keys and about 2" high. This is the "key slip". It is probably held fast by a few screws that go through the bottom of the keybed up. If there are no screws then it just comes off by prying upward.. Look on the back of that piece of wood,

6. While you have the keyslip off...look on the key frame just below the white keys. It may be stamped there.

Let me know how you do.  

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