Are old player pianos worth anything?
The Average Value of a regular, unrestored Upright Player Piano varies from about $200-$2000, depending on the type/quality of the cabinet and the reputation of the manufacture. Non-name brand units with all straight lines are the most common and the least valuable.
Do roll up pianos work?
Roll up pianos are lighter and easier to carry around due to their roll up keyboards. Portability is great, but their piano-like characteristics and excellent sound qualities are just as phenomenal. Sure, a roll up piano is not a baby grand – but it is much more than a silly toy.
Where can I sell my old piano rolls?
Here’s the link. Old piano rolls nowadays typically sell at 3 to 5 dollars at mail auctions. Check also at eBay: http://pages.ebay.com/index.html Search for “piano rolls”. The best marketplace is eBay.
Are all player piano rolls the same?
Are all piano rolls the same? No, there are many different types. Some will play on any player piano, others are designed to play on special types of pianos. Standard player piano rolls, such as those made by the QRS company, play all 88 of the piano notes and operate the sustain (loud) pedal.
How do I find out how old my piano is?
Pianos also have other numbers printed on them such as part numbers and many other pianos do not have a serial number at all. Many pianos will have a 4, 5 or 6 digit serial number to identify the age of the piano. Using this number, along with the manufacturer, the age of the piano can sometimes be determined.
How do you get rid of a player piano?
Check to see if your local trash or junk removal service, charities, and recycling facility accepts pianos or offers piano disposal service. Schedule a pickup time with piano movers. Clear a path for the piano movers to carry the instrument through.
Who used piano rolls?
Those who made piano rolls in the 20th century and preserved their artistry, reads like a who’s who of notable music figures—composers Debussy, Prokofiev, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, the 80-year-old Saint-Saëns, even Mahler; pianists, Josef Hofmann, Myra Hess, and Alfred Cortot; jazz and popular artists, such as Fats …