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#1989389 - 11/21/12 12:35 PM Schiller Pianos???????
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Just came across this ad on Craigslist. Never heard of this particular brand.

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/msg/3424437973.html

Here's a link to the company's website

www.schillerpianocompany.com

Appears to be built in "Asia" using German components.

Any insights would be appreciated.

grin
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#1989402 - 11/21/12 01:10 PM Re: Schiller Pianos??????? [Re: Carey]
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Whenever I am confronted by an Asian piano of unknown origin, I evaluate it as I would any piano of a brand that I am not familiar with. I play it, assess the touch and sound, inspect how well it is put together and its current state, and extrapolate according to my experience. That is about all one can do.
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#1989449 - 11/21/12 03:00 PM Re: Schiller Pianos??????? [Re: Carey]
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#1989457 - 11/21/12 03:25 PM Re: Schiller Pianos??????? [Re: Carey]
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Unless I am mistaken I believe this is Jim Laabs' house brand - probably made by Parsons.

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#1989550 - 11/21/12 06:27 PM Re: Schiller Pianos??????? [Re: Furtwangler]
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Originally Posted By: Furtwangler
Unless I am mistaken I believe this is Jim Laabs' house brand - probably made by Parsons.


Thanks Furtwangler !!

Just found this earlier PW thread - where all has been revealed !!!

http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/1923990/Schiller_grand_piano.html






Edited by carey (11/21/12 06:35 PM)
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