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by n134h
01 Jul 2013, 18:36
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Van Gruisen, Liverpool
Replies: 9
Views: 3520

Re: Van Gruisen, Liverpool

Hi Bill! Found info off the Reed Organ Society database: Found in database of Reed Organ Society (International): VAN GRUISEN, N.L. rue St. Honoré, Paris, 1855 and 1867. Organ builders, piano-forte, American harmonium, and musical manufactors and importers. Also listed in Liverpool, England, probabl...
by n134h
01 Jul 2013, 18:02
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Van Gruisen, Liverpool
Replies: 9
Views: 3520

Re: Van Gruisen, Liverpool

You are super, Bill! It actually says "17 Bold Street" and has "Colwyn Bay" stamp was in upper right hand corner of piano after front was removed. The piano people could not find any numbers.
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by n134h
01 Jul 2013, 16:31
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Van Gruisen, Liverpool
Replies: 9
Views: 3520

Re: Grandmother's piano - HELP!

Thank you so much, Bill! It still is at the piano shop here as they are going to try and tune it. Have attached a picture of what it says on front, and you are right about that. We can't seem to find any serial numbers anywhere...is there a specific place to look for this? I believe that it says "Co...
by n134h
01 Jul 2013, 14:06
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Van Gruisen, Liverpool
Replies: 9
Views: 3520

Van Gruisen, Liverpool

Recently had my grandmothers piano shipped from Conway, Wales to here in Virginia. I do not know that much about it, other than it is a Van Giesen (Sp?). I would like to find out any history anyone may know about it...and esp. what type of wood it is made of. Any comments or thoughts are greatly app...