John Spencer & Co., London

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Re: John Spencer & Co., London

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The C&S number is a stock number for Crane & Sons, who will have sold it some time after 1935, but the piano looks Edwardian.
The actual serial number is more likely to be on the vertical surfaces, perhaps painted onto the iron frame. It should be visible simply by lifting the top open.
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Re: John Spencer & Co., London

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I have just replied to your post, but my reply has disappeared, so I am re-doing it.
The C&S number is a stock number for Crane & Sons, and indicates that the piano was sold by them some time after 1935, but the piano looks much earlier, perhaps Edwardian.
The actual serial number is more likely to be on a vertical surface, perhaps painted on the iron frame.
You should be able to see it just by lifting the top open.
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If you find old references or links on this site to pianogen.org, they should refer to pianohistory.info
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Re: John Spencer & Co., London

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I have answered this twice, but my posts both disappeared.
Last edited by Bill Kibby on 09 May 2021, 23:39, edited 1 time in total.
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