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Willard Co. upright piano information (~1901?) #1743478
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Hi, I have recently received a Willard Co. upright piano that is obviously quite old. I've been able to obtain some minor information on it, but I'd really like to know as much as I can about the piano. Any information anyone could give would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: Willard Co. upright piano information (~1901?) [Re: Meop79] #1743484
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Email these guys: info@antiquepianoshop.com

They should be able to tell you everything.


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Re: Willard Co. upright piano information (~1901?) [Re: Meop79] #1743506
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It was made in 1902 with the help of rats! Clever little teeth did all those carvings, and little tails dipped in ink did the striping. smile


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Re: Willard Co. upright piano information (~1901?) [Re: Meop79] #1743510
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My teacher would have a cow if he saw that cup on a piano... Even one built by rats! (Where I live, squirrels do the carving.)

Re: Willard Co. upright piano information (~1901?) [Re: Meop79] #1743999
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I'm not sure how the cup ended up on the piano, and I'm told my 5 yr old took the picture... lol. Anyway, if squirrels in your neighborhood carve pianos you should catch them and open a factory...

Anyhow, does anyone else know anything about the piano?


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