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#1989478 - 11/21/12 05:05 PM Mehlin small grand piano  
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Looking at two vintage small grands- want comments, feedback...

Mason "A" from 1905, rebuilt 2 yrs ago, pinboard, strings, hammers, felts, etc. Case not bad but has sunburnt area on top from sunny window. $7k

Mehlin, mid-1920's, no exact date yet, also rebuilt as above, basically unused since, pretty decent refinish on case. $6k

Whaddaya think?

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#1989484 - 11/21/12 05:13 PM Re: Mehlin small grand piano [Re: 88slowpoke]  
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Keep looking.

#1989587 - 11/21/12 10:44 PM Re: Mehlin small grand piano [Re: 88slowpoke]  
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wow - all that work done only 2 years ago and $7k? smells ratty laugh

#1989963 - 11/23/12 03:40 AM Re: Mehlin small grand piano [Re: 88slowpoke]  
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Original action in each? Might want to try them out and see how they feel.

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#1990007 - 11/23/12 09:20 AM Re: Mehlin small grand piano [Re: tonedefreegan]  
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Originally Posted by tonedefreegan
wow - all that work done only 2 years ago and $7k? smells ratty laugh


My thoughts as well. Seller seems overanxious and has no paperwork for the reconditioning.

#1990009 - 11/23/12 09:26 AM Re: Mehlin small grand piano [Re: gnuboi]  
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Originally Posted by gnuboi
Original action in each? Might want to try them out and see how they feel.


Haven't gone to see either one yet, that's next and if worthwhile, will have a tech check it/them out.

As an adult beginner, I have no clue about touch, etc. yet. Looking forward to learning!


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