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very curious can anyone help please

Post by grabba » 15 Nov 2016, 00:55

ive recently acquired a George Rogers baby grand piano and estimate the build date around 1928-9, serial #38996. In reasonably good aesthetic appearance and crisp note. There is also a number 1550 printed before this and wondered what it relates to? as I haven't found any information on it. please advise.

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Re: very curious can anyone help please

Post by Colin Nicholson » 16 Nov 2016, 01:20

Hi grabba,

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The serial number and date is correct & matching according to my book, but other numbers are often a mystery to everyone, and don't always relate to anything. They may be a stock or parts number, unique to the Rogers factory workers back in those days, and sometimes used as a reference when building the piano like a jigsaw from different parts in different parts of the factory..... so I wouldn't be concerned and best to ignore the numbers 1550.

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