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#2149464 - 09/13/13 01:20 PM Piano Identification  
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I stumbled across this piano in a Montour Falls, Ny bar. It has no name on the fallboard or any other identification. However the openings in the frame seem to be unusual and perhaps unique. Here is a pic of the piano:
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Dave Koenig
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#2149556 - 09/13/13 03:45 PM Re: Piano Identification [Re: PaintedPostDave]  
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Dave!

Good to "see" you here. You have been scarce for a while.

Unfortunately, this was a common shape for tone holes in the 19th c. and many makes had these. Do you have any other photos?


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#2149693 - 09/13/13 08:01 PM Re: Piano Identification [Re: Rich Galassini]  
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Thanks for the response, Rich. I have other photos but they simply show a small unremarkable grand piano.

The fact that it is late 1800's is interesting and I suppose consistent with the condition of the strings which were quite rusty. smile


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