All Baldwin Upright or Vertical Pianos - Does not include Hamilton Studios or Baldwin Grand Pianos. It may be stamped in the wood under the lid, or as a last resort, pull the piano away from the wall and look on the back. You will need 2 things to determine the age of your piano: 1. Search Every Web Page at Player-Care. I hope to find some info out about my piano and coming up with nothing! They said that the closest they could date my piano to was about 1905 give or take a few years. Information on these pages is subject to change without notice. This Google Search Feature is Fast and Accurate.
If your piano needs a lot of work and you do it yourself, you'll really appreciate the craftsmanship of the piano. Here's a Tip: When searching, try the most unique word first. Almost every word or term is linked to web page at Player-Care which contains relevant information. Aeolian was one of America's largest producers of grand pianos. It can also be found on the top of the piano when you open the lid on Upright Pianos. During 1960 the work force included only excellent craftsmen under the direction of people who had been associated with these fine makes for many years, thus preserving unimpaired the Individual and distinctive quality of each piano.
We retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions, in your country of residence or any other appropriate country or jurisdiction. Should you wish to cancel your membership this must be done manually by you through pianocalculator. About 24 of the big keys have the ivory missing and 1 of the long keys. Walt ps - I wouldn't have let the piano be reduced to rubble either. Indemnification for loss or damage You agree to indemnify Us and hold Us harmless from and against any and all liabilities or expenses arising from or in any way related to your use of this Website or the Services or information offered on this Website, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages actual and consequential , suits, judgments, litigation costs and solicitors fees of every kind and nature incurred by you or any third parties through you. The piano plate is made in one piece and fully covers the pinblock, and the action still has an extra break in the middle of the treble section. We have also seen serial numbers of grand pianos stamped into the lyre assembly and nowhere else.
I have just been given a 100-year old upright free am getting it this month. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorised user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the membership. Links to external websites This Website may contain links that direct you outside of this Website. In order to contract with pianocalculator. You agree that you will use this website in accordance with all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations.
I once lived in a place that had an old Steinway Grand Piano in the living room. Once you know the name brand of your piano, you will need to find the serial number. Photograph courtesy of Dana Johnson 2. Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums Over 2. Faith in the industry and the conviction that the piano industry needed someone to keep the venerable manufacturers in operation, Aeolian has acquired companies which would not otherwise have survived.
I've not been able to find any other info about the company, but I'll admit I haven't tried very hard either. Logged In users are granted additional features including a more current version of the Archives and a simplified process for submitting articles. No one took care of it during her later years so when my dad regained possession of it, we got it refurnished and restrung. It wasn't long ago that no-one wanted them because they were old-fasioned looking. Intellectual Property, Software and Content The intellectual property rights in all software and content including photographic images made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of pianocalculator.
Seeburg used similar Seybold pianos in the early teens, then Peerless used them circa 1914-1915 before it went bankrupt, and finally Operators used them in the 1920s. Note: Some pianos will have more than one name for the manufacturer. Smith, Barnes and Strohber serial number Operators Piano Company Piano Plates Photograph courtesy of Dana Johnson 1. Please read our before copying information from or creating links to this web site. We are not liable for any damages whatsoever, incurred as a result of or relating to the use of the Website or our Services. Given that the Willard name had a run for 20 years, the youngest your piano would be now is at the very least 70.
As I recall the research we did on it some time ago suggested it was built around 1900. We've also uploaded a which is in no particular order. My father bought it in the 70's and gave it to my Great-grandmother to play on while she was still alive. The number will usually be a 4 to 7 digit number, but may include a letter or two. So, check out the Glossary of Terms first. Oh, on the inside top of the piano near the name etc. However, we cannot guarantee, nor do we accept any legal liability arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of anything contained on this Website or on any linked site.
You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. That's no longer an impediment to their acceptance, but there's not as much money in refurbishing them so they get 'no respect' from rebuilders. By using Our Website and the Services and information offered on Our Website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. What a shame that would have been! This name is known the world over in connection with musical instruments, It is applied to some of the various products of the Aeolian Company of New York which instruments of renown included the Duo Art Pianola, Weber Pianola, Steck Pianola, Wheelock Pianola, Stuyvesant Pianola, Steinway Duo Art Pianola, Stroud Pianola the Aeolian Orchestrelle and the Aeolian Pipe Organ; it also controlled the Meludee Music Co. Compilation copyright 1995-2019 by Jody Kravitz. Recognition was given by the trade to the various Aeolian lines is the best evidence that Aeolian Corporation pianos manufactured in Memphis and East Rochester, fulfilled every requirement in grands, studios, spinets, consoles and players in a variety of scales and finishes, as well as case designs.