I'm a complete new researcher here so please bear with me and thanks in advance for your time and help.
My family has been in possession of an upright Collard and Collard piano for a lot of years now and due to relocation and personal reasons my mother has asked me to sell it for her so I'm looking at some research as to (1)...the best way to do this and (2)....some history so I can do some research as to value.
I appreciate you don't give valuations on this forum and fully respect that so any help with details so I can do my own research is greatly valued and appreciated.
Anyway pictures can probably speak a thousand words to you learned people so:
The handwritten number 97509 suggests that it was made around the early 1870s, as shown in the Collard entry about halfway down the page at
No, we are not licensed valuers, but around East Anglia, unrestored Victorian pianos rarely fetch more than £90, and some do not reach £20. You don't say where you are in the world.