My grandmother has a John Spencer & Co upright piano serial 51173. Does anyone know the age of this piano along with any history.
I can provide other information as well as pictures if needed.
but with Spencer it is usually straightforward, and if you open the top and see 51173 this suggests that it was made in 1908. If you can post photos here to show what the whole piano looks like, this may help. It is not possible to trace the history of individual Spencer pianos, but there is useful general information about upright pianos at
If you want to search inside the piano for clues, have a look at
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If you find old references or links on this site to pianogen.org, they should refer to pianohistory.info