Gerhard Adam Wesel

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Gerhard Adam Wesel

Post by e page » 23 Apr 2019, 13:34

Hi all
I wonder if it's possible to date my Gerhard Adam 5' grand? It has a serial number 23571, a Langer action number 542828 and a kluge keyboard number 354993.
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Re: Gerhard Adam Wesel

Post by Bill Kibby » 25 Apr 2019, 11:01

My Numbers page at pianohistory.info has dates for Langer action numbers which would put this around 1921, but Adam's serial numbers would put it at 1925, and this is more likely to be accurate.
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Re: Gerhard Adam Wesel

Post by Andrew_H » 29 Apr 2019, 12:58

Hi

I have today taken delivery of a Gerhard Adam upright piano which has a serial number of 22249.

Could anyone in the know give an estimate of the date please? Is it early 1920s?

Thanks for your help

Andrew

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Re: Gerhard Adam Wesel

Post by Bill Kibby » 30 Apr 2019, 13:35

That number would suggest 1923, but my Numbers page
http://www.pianohistory.info/numbers.html
explains that dating pianos purely on the basis of numbers is often not as simple as it seems.
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Re: Gerhard Adam Wesel

Post by Andrew_H » 30 Apr 2019, 16:14

Great. Thanks very much Bill

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