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#1982998 - 11/05/12 12:44 PM confusion  
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So I picked up a used player piano with no player parts, and it only cost me $50 in gas. I love craigslist. I can't figure out who made it, though. The iron frame has writing on it: Est. 1857; Capo D'Astro Bar Style. There's a serial number on the back (22853). It's a piano in a plain box, and I don't expect that it is worth much, but part of the joy for me is finding out what I've got (I have a 1964 Klira electric bass, rare). How do I find out more about this piano?


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#1983011 - 11/05/12 01:26 PM Re: confusion [Re: Ardvark]  
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You probably cannot find anything more unless there is a maker's name on it. If the piano was painted over the original finish, you might be able to scrape down to the name if you are careful.


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