I am a full time organ/piano technician who has been actively involved with the design, building, repair, maintenance and installation of organs and pianos for 35 years. I began as a keyboard instrument apprentice and hold degrees in music and electronics. If you need a piano's date of manufacture, please go to http://www.pianoexchange.com/howold.htm or http://www.bluebookofpianos.com/pianoage.html I am happy to answer musical or technical questions, however, I CANNOT offer appraisals on pianos or organs. Please do not ask what an instrument is worth. For this service please contact an experienced local appraiser or try the following links: https://mmm1100.verio-web.com/blueb1/appraisal.html or http://www.57piano.com/questions.htm
I have been actively involved with the design, building, repair, maintenance and installation of organs and pianos for 35 years. I service carillons, chimes and tower clocks. I began as a keyboard instrument apprentice and hold degrees in music and electronics.
I began as a keyboard instrument apprentice and hold degrees in music and electronics.
Answer: Hello Rose! The best source for locating your answer would be to contact one of the Reed Organ Societies. They have been collecting information on the hundreds of reed organ manufacturers for
Hello! Some of the latter "last stabs" to build American style organs to compete with the Japanese keyboards resulted in organs so complicated that even I had a challenge navigating my way around them
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