Ask questions on piano history and the age of your piano.

Moderators: Feg, Gill the Piano, Bill Kibby

Post Reply
New Member
New Member
Posts: 1
Joined: 10 Jun 2017, 22:09


Post by Kelloggs45 » 10 Jun 2017, 22:34

I have a Knight piano but am not sure whether the number stamped in the end inside the lid is the serial number it is 2460. If it is what can I find out about it?


User avatar
Bill Kibby
Posts: 5325
Joined: 04 Jun 2003, 19:25
Location: East Anglia UK

Re: Knight

Post by Bill Kibby » 11 Jun 2017, 11:20

Only the date. If that was the serial number it would be a very old one, 1939, but piano numbers are rarely simple or straightforward, because most pianos have several numbers inside. Often you can find them by just lifting the top, or some are on the back of the piano, near the top.

Normally with a Knight, the quick and reliable way to date it is by removing the few keys at the bottom (left) end and there should be a date there. See

Some of these Knight numbers are in a list near the bottom of the page at
and later ones have 5 digits.
Piano History Centre
If you find old references or links on this site to, alter these to

Post Reply