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Seek Value of Stoddard Ampico
By Hal Gillette, forwarded

Hi,  I received this email from a fellow (I assume in the U.S.) who is
seeking advice as to the value of his Knabe Ampico he wishes to part
with.  Maybe one of you could help him.
Please reply directly to him.

Peter Coggins

> Hi,
> I've owned a Knabe (1915) upright with a Stoddard Ampico for about 25
> years.  The internals, bellows, tubes, etc., were rebuilt when it was
> purchased.  I've not kept up the tuning but its not gross.  The GE
> electric motor probably needs to be rewound.  I'm about to retire and
> sell the house and do not feel like moving the piano.  As you may guess,
> I do have some curiosity as to the quality of the Stoddard mechanism. I
> do not mind a bargain to a buyer but am not inclined to the advantage
> being all one sided.  Your suggestion and or advice will be appreciated.
> Thanks for the opportunity to become acquainted.
> Sincerely,
> Hal Gillette
> Email:

(Message sent Fri 6 Feb 1998, 09:52:30 GMT, from time zone GMT+1100.)

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