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Test yours piano inside/ gold hoard found in a piano
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Hidden Treasure: a gold hoard found in a piano

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Surprising how they damaged the package hacking it open and then handled the coins without gloves. Didn't seem at all like people who worked with treasures or antiquities.


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Surprising how they damaged the package hacking it open and then handled the coins without gloves. Didn't seem at all like people who worked with treasures or antiquities.


totally agree!


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Surprising how they damaged the package hacking it open and then handled the coins without gloves. Didn't seem at all like people who worked with treasures or antiquities.


totally agree!


All I can think is that because they’re gold coins, like gold jewelry, finger sweat and oil won’t degrade the finish like silver. That was the whole purpose of minting gold coins, and keeping gold coins. I don’t know if the packaging adds any value to the treasure. Typically my luck, the only treasure I would find in an antique piano is a petrified rodent who made a nest using the felt. laugh


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Did I miss it or did they not say anything about dates on the coins (if any)?


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Wow, that is interesting and intriguing!

Never found anything like that in my old upright pianos I've tinkered with, but have found a few old coins, pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters. Found a lot of bobbi-pins, paper clips, and a few razor blades, tooth picks, candy wrappers, and a few other common items. But never any gold coins.

Guess I just haven't come across the right piano yet. :-)

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Wow, that is interesting and intriguing!

Never found anything like that in my old upright pianos I've tinkered with, but have found a few old coins, pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters. Found a lot of bobbi-pins, paper clips, and a few razor blades, tooth picks, candy wrappers, and a few other common items. But never any gold coins.

Guess I just haven't come across the right piano yet. :-)

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hi, Rick

so former owners yours pianos no was richman people, I'm think

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Did I miss it or did they not say anything about dates on the coins (if any)?

it seems 1815 - 1880

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Surprising how they damaged the package hacking it open and then handled the coins without gloves. Didn't seem at all like people who worked with treasures or antiquities.


totally agree!


a petrified rodent who made a nest using the felt. laugh

I found such rodents as well. These were mouse babies.


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