APG7 piano?

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APG7 piano?

Post by KaiparaGirl » 27 Mar 2016, 13:38

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Hi,
My Step daughter just got a piano for free. Its in very good condition and we cannot figure out the name o the front of it to try and find out who the manufacturer is. I had a look at it this morning but needed a torch to see inside because its in her dark hallway and I didnt have one on me. Inside I saw the serial as 145046 or 146045 and it has what looked like an embossed logo of some sort on the iron frame. I wil have to go back with a torch but thought Id post a pix up here. Someone may know straight away by the look of it
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Post by Gill the Piano » 27 Mar 2016, 13:58

It looks very like a Russian piano to me. Are there no labels inside in cyrillic - particularly at the treble (right hand ) end on the inside vertical part of the case? Can you take some pics of the inside?
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Post by Bill Kibby » 27 Mar 2016, 16:02

Serial numbers are no help without the maker's name, and they are not always helpful even then!

I thought at first it was a modernised old piano with some B&Q decoration stuck on, but it looks more like one of these many modern pianos from the 70s & 80s that tried to mimic an antique style. If you want to search inside it for clues, have a look at

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Post by vernon » 27 Mar 2016, 22:50

As Bill says, don't think it's modernised----three pedals,88note etc and lid is recessed and not pruned off.The columns aren't the standard modernised sort tho' similar.The pedals appear to be in a satin finish that I have never seen.
Very intriguing. Hope someone recognises it
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Post by Bill Kibby » 27 Mar 2016, 23:34

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Yes, strange pedals.

I am not quite convinced that APG7 is not OPQ7 or something! Could we see a closer shot of the markings?
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