THE PIANO INFORMATION RESOURCE DIRECTORY
Presented by The Bluebook of Pianos without advertising

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1: Piano Buying Made Easy

In Advance
Buying a New Piano
What's in a Name

New Piano Considerations
Buying a Used Piano for What it It's Worth
What's The Difference in Pianos by the Same Builder
Where to Shop For a Used Piano
Sizes of Grand Pianos
Sizes of Vertical Pianos
Free New Piano Price Lists

CHAPTER 2: The two most asked questions about pianos.

How Old Is My Piano?
How Much Is My Piano Worth?
Order the Bluebook of Pianos
Order a Piano Appraisal

CHAPTER 3: Piano Construction and Scale Design.

The Framework of The Piano
The Action
The Hammers
The Strings
The Soundboard
The Pedals and Trapwork

CHAPTER 4: Piano Tuning

Tuning Your Piano

CHAPTER 5: Grading Your Piano

Grades of used pianos based on condition.

CHAPTER 6: Piano prices.

Summary of Brands and Prices
Most Popular Model Grand Pianos 20 Years of Prices

CHAPTER 7: Piano Rating by Condition

Used Piano Rating Scales

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

Through The Years - 100 Years of Steinway Retail Prices
Brand Name Index

 

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