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#2045981 - 03/10/13 02:00 PM Steinway 600,000  
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Do anyone know about the Steinway serial number 600,000?

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#2046007 - 03/10/13 02:46 PM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Sauter]  
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Other than that it would be the one after 599,999? No. grin

#2046011 - 03/10/13 02:51 PM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Sauter]  
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This web page - http://www.steinwaypianos.com/service/how-old-is-my-steinway stops at 2010. Don't know why. Newer that that, I'd guess. If that doesn't seem reasonable for the piano you're looking at, you may be looking at something other than the serial number.

#2046031 - 03/10/13 03:22 PM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Sauter]  
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A Google search led me to a Huffington Post article about one of the tuners at the Astoria factory. The article, dated 2012, says that he is looking forward to tuning #600,000, which is scheduled for production sometime in 2014.


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#2046053 - 03/10/13 03:50 PM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Sauter]  
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Here's the link for the article about Wally Boot.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-ruhling/astoria-characters_b_1831125.html

He is also featured in the new issue of the S&S Owners' Magazine.


Marty in Minnesota

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#2046075 - 03/10/13 04:27 PM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Minnesota Marty]  
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I remember seeing him on a tour of the factory I took a couple of years ago. He played the sonata for the tourists. It was quite nice.


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#2046283 - 03/10/13 11:37 PM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Sauter]  
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Nice story... Give this guy his own Steinway! 50 years, wow!

#2046430 - 03/11/13 10:04 AM Re: Steinway 600,000 [Re: Sauter]  
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Nice story.


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