John Brinsmead upright piano

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Barnes
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John Brinsmead upright piano

Post by Barnes » 09 Jun 2018, 07:56

We have just inherited an upright John Brinsmead piano and would like to find out some further details but do not know where to look for the product number. One isn't particularly visible so does anyone know where this can be found?

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Re: Information on John Brinsmead upright piano

Post by Bill Kibby » 10 Jun 2018, 10:48

Normally, you should be able to just open the top and look inside to find numbers, there may be more than one. My Numbers page
http://www.pianohistory.info/numbers.html
explains that dating pianos purely on the basis of numbers is not always as simple as it seems, and if you can post photos here to show what the piano looks like, I may be able to give you a rough date. If you want to search inside the piano for clues, have a look at
http://www.pianohistory.info/datemarks.html

There is useful general information about upright pianos at
http://www.pianohistory.info/edwardian.html
Piano History Centre
http://pianohistory.info
Email bill@pianohistory.info
If you find old references or links on this site to pianogen.org, alter these to pianohistory.info

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