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#1179582 - 04/13/09 12:05 PM 1934 Aeolean Baby Grand  
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I saw a 1934 Aeolean Baby Grand recently on sale at craigs list for 250 dollars. It said a few of the hammers were broken.. Is it possible to fix that and would it be cost effective to.

Also how do pianos that age and brand hold up?

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#1179824 - 04/13/09 07:30 PM Re: 1934 Aeolean Baby Grand [Re: JdhPiano924]  
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Sure, a technician can fix a few hammers. It's likely the piano needs much more than that at the cost of a few grand. Please have a technician/rebuilder look at it before you buy.

#1179833 - 04/13/09 07:48 PM Re: 1934 Aeolean Baby Grand [Re: Bob]  
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What they might be saying is that their technician has told them the piano is beyond economical--or cost-effective--repair and they would like to have someone else bear the expense of having it hauled away.

Have a technician look at it and tell you what it really needs.

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