Kemble Upright Piano

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Jefner
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Kemble Upright Piano

Post by Jefner » 20 Mar 2012, 13:00

I have a Kemble Upright Piano, which has a plate with Patent 429809 on it and also on the sound board it has Schwader. What year might this piano have been manufactured and what would it be worth?

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Re: Kemble Upright Piano

Post by Colin Nicholson » 20 Mar 2012, 18:18

Unfortunately patent numbers do not reveal the age of a piano. You will need to find the serial number, usually near the tuning pegs (pins).

I think you meant SCHWANDER? - this is the company that made the mechanism (hammers etc)..... they made the mechanisms for many different makes of piano, not just Kemble.

We cant give valuations here - you will need to make an appointment with a piano tuner, who will need to inspect it, and tune it. However, Kemble are a reputable make, and rated reasonably highly.
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Re: Kemble Upright Piano

Post by MarkGoodwinPianos » 21 Mar 2012, 14:49

If you upload some photos of the inside and outside of your piano I'll take a stab at a rough valuation for you. For an accurate valuation pay a local tuner £30-£60 to inspect it and write a report for you.
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