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#703543 - 12/03/07 09:12 PM Antique Millers Pump Organ  
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I have a beautiful antique Millers Pump Organ that is in Excellent working condition. It belonged to my mother and now I need to sell it. Asking $1500. Located in Carlisle PA.

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#703544 - 12/12/07 02:58 PM Re: Antique Millers Pump Organ  
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The case and keyboard look very nice, but you have an unrealisic idea of what a parlor organ with two ranks of reeds is likely to bring. Someone may well pay that much, but a survey of the market shows that to be unlikely.

#703545 - 12/18/07 01:26 PM Re: Antique Millers Pump Organ  
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That is what I got from a dealer, what is it worth realisticly, I need to move it asap

#703546 - 12/19/07 03:10 PM Re: Antique Millers Pump Organ  
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If the dealer is willing to go that high, close the deal immediately! There is no orderly market in reed organs, so a definate price is hard to fix. You could check on e-Bay for prices that similar instruments have sold for (not the asking prices). A current gag on the Reed Organ On-Line Forum concerns one of the more absurd prices recently posted.

Tom

#703547 - 03/10/08 10:29 AM Re: Antique Millers Pump Organ  
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If you have been offered that sum, sell it! I have refinished and rebuilt many pump organs in western Pennsylvania, (I'm from the Pittsburgh area) and I have trouble getting 500.00 to 600.00 for pump organs! The problem was in our area, many farms had them and they were plenteous!


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