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#1303252 - 11/11/09 01:50 PM 1999 disklavier buying advice  
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I am new to the piano world and considering buy a 5'8" Disklavier C-2 Mark IV. They are asking $25,000 for this piano and I think I could get it for about $20,000. I would like other people's opinion on what it is worth if in perfect condition and what to be careful of before buying. I have done lots of research and this is my last bit before I make a decision. Any advice would be much appreciated.

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#1303273 - 11/11/09 02:11 PM Re: 1999 disklavier buying advice [Re: Innisfree]  
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That period was a transition period from one model player to another. Can you identify the specific model player? Mark II, Mark IIXG, Mark III, Mark IIIA?


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#1303275 - 11/11/09 02:13 PM Re: 1999 disklavier buying advice [Re: Marty Flinn]  
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#1303628 - 11/11/09 09:35 PM Re: 1999 disklavier buying advice [Re: Innisfree]  
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Innisfree,
What is the age or serial number of the piano in question? I could sware that before you edited your original post, you stated it was from 1999. No Mark IV's in 1999.


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#1305066 - 11/13/09 08:29 PM Re: 1999 disklavier buying advice [Re: Marty Flinn]  
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If it really is a C2 Mark IV, then I'd say you're getting a pretty good price at $25k (though of course, less is always better). Other factors would be the overall condition of the of the piano: casework, hammers, action, etc.


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