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Is there any overview of the price history of a Yamaha U1, preferably from 1990 till now?

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Not that far back. Years ago, there was an industry publication called Ancott that shared models and pricing. Later on, The Piano Book's annual supplements took over that role with at least MSRP's. I have most of those going back to the mid-1990's. To get an overview, you'd have to research and compile from the annual publications.

Retail price for a U1 in the USA in 1996 was $7,190 (The Piano Book, Annual supplement 1996-1997, Larry Fine.)


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Originally Posted by PianoWorksATL
Retail price for a U1 in the USA in 1996 was $7,190 (The Piano Book, Annual supplement 1996-1997, Larry Fine.)
Fast forward to 2022 and the MSRP/SMP of the U1 is $11,399.
Don't know how that relates to Fine's 1996-97 "retail price" but I assume it is possible for someone to purchase a new U1 these days for around $9K. A $2K price hike over a 25 year period isn't all that unexpected.


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