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#2077930 - 05/05/13 10:00 PM I have acquired an Elburn!  
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I have acquired a little no-name Elburn 53" upright. I have gotten it all cleaned out and ready to be tuned! I would just like to know, what is the age? The serial number is 22874, and I went the the blue book of pianos and there was no "Elburn" listing. Anybody have any ideas? The piano has a very big sound, and I'm sure it will be better after I buy a tuning leaver!


-Nathon Lee
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#2077943 - 05/05/13 10:21 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TheKeysAssassin]  
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The Pierce Piano Atlas lists your piano as made in approx. 1914. The only information listed about Elburn pianos, is that they were made for retailer, J.W. Jenkins Music Co., Kansas City, MO. However, it doesn't list the actual manufacturer.


Eric Gloo
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#2077954 - 05/05/13 10:39 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: Eric Gloo]  
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Cool! Thanks!


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#2078221 - 05/06/13 09:51 AM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TheKeysAssassin]  
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I miss Jenkins Music Co. It was a fun place for a pianist in the 1980's and the Plaza store was very elegant. That is where most of the Steinways were displayed.

http://kcmeesha.com/2010/08/25/old-photos-jenkins-music-company/


Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.
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#2078271 - 05/06/13 11:40 AM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: Minnesota Marty]  
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Thanks for posting the pictures. Fond memories, indeed! smile


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#2078583 - 05/06/13 10:43 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TheKeysAssassin]  
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#2078857 - 05/07/13 02:49 PM Re: I have acquired an Elburn! [Re: TheKeysAssassin]  
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The piano is now in the back yard being tore down. Thing was too old and was no good:(.


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