Once you know the name brand of your piano, you will need to find the serial number.
Step 1: The serial number is usually found on the plate of the piano between the bass and tenor strings. It can also be found on the top of the piano when you open the lid on Upright Pianos. You are looking for a number like those shown here.
Serial Numbers on Upright Pianos
Serial Numbers on Grand Pianos
These are usually found on the “Plate” near the tuning pins between the bass and tenor sections as shown below.
Or it may be somewhere else on the plate near the tuning pins.
It can also be found on the “beams” of the plate stamped on the side.
It can also be found stamped into the soundboard under the strings at times. You will need to search around for it. There are many brands that are difficult to find.
It is highly unlikely that you will find your exact serial number. Find the name of your piano on the listing.
The numbers are in 5 year increments.
Find where your number falls, and that will give you an idea within 5 years as to when your piano was built.
Step 2: Download this handy PDF document and find the age of your piano based on its manufacturer and serial number.
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