THE BLUE BOOK OF PIANOS

RESALE PRICES of USED GRAND PIANOS 1985 - 1995

These brand names listed here accounted for over 97% of all Grand Pianos sold in the United States during the last 20 years. Used, in excellent condition - some are worth more than original price.  These models shown here represent more than 94% of that majority. Not all brand names are listed and some current prices are withheld by request of the manufacturer, who they feel pricing should be done by their dealers, there is no comment regarding these instruments, we are simply honoring that factory's request.

BRAND NAME MODEL SIZE 1985 1995

GRAND PIANOS UNDER 5'

BALDWIN B 1 4'10" N/A

$9,541

KIMBALL

La Petite

4'5"

$5,000

$7,998
HYUNDAI

G50A

4'7"

N/A

$8,198

KAWAI GM1 4'9" N/A $11,445
KOHLER & CAMPBELL SAMICK
SKG 400

4'7"

N/A

$10,520

JASPER AMERICAN G440 4'5" KIMBALL $7,998
MAEARI G40A 4'7" N/A $8,198
PIANODISC PD500

4'11"

N/A $14,995
SAMICK SG 140 C 4'07 1/2" N/A $7,998
SAMICK SG 150 4'11 1/2" N/A

$8,898

WEBER WG 50 4'11" N/A $10,740
YAMAHA GA1 4'11" N/A $10,995

YOUNG CHANG

G150

4'11"

$5,400

$10,795

GRAND PIANOS 5' TO 5'5 '

BALDWIN "M" 5'2" $12,198 $18,748
BALDWIN D.H. C152 5'1" N/A $10,320
BECHSTEIN K
A160
5'2"
5'3"
N/A
N/A
$57,560
N/A
BECKER, J BG 501 5'02" N/A $7,190
BLUTHNER 11 5'1 N/A N/A
BLUTHNER 10 5'5" $20,650 $42,650
BOSTON 163 5'4" N/A $15,580
FAZIOLI 156 5'2" N/A $58,700
GROTRIAN 165 5'5" $20,150 $40,000
HYUNDAI G80 5'1" N/A $10,580
IBACH 160 5'3" N/A $10,980
KAWAI GM 10 5'0" N/A N/A
KAWAI GM20 5'1" N/A N/A
KAWAI GE1 5'1" N/A $12,590
KAWAI GE3 5'5" N/A $14,384
KAWAI KG 1 A 5'4" N/A $16,295
KAWAI KG1 5'1" $9,000 N/A
KAWAI RX 1 5'5" N/A N/A
KNABE 157 5'2" $14,040 N/A
KIMBALL 520 5'2" $6,700 $12,698
KOHLER  & CAMPBELL SKG500S 5'1" N/A $8,530
MAEARI 480 A 5'1" N/A $8,630
NAKAMURA N 157 5'2" N/A $12,790
NAKAMICHI N 157 5'2" N/A $11,850
PEARL RIVER GP 159 5'2 1/2" N/A $8,995
PETROF V 5'3" N/A $14,540
PIANODISC PD 520 5'2" N/A $15,995
SAMICK SG 155 5'1" $7,220 $10,440
SAUTER 160 5'4" $17,400 $26,650
SCHIMMEL 150 5'1" $16,040 $31,980
SCHELL  LOTHAR LG-152
FLG-165
5'
5' 5"
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
SEIJUNG G 42
G 62
4' 8"
5' 4"
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
SCHULZE POLLMANN 160/R 5 3' N/A N/A
SOHMER & CO. 50 5' $9,600 N/A
SOJIN 51 5'1" $7,200 N/A
STECK, GEO GS 42
GS 52
4' 8"
5'
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
STEINWAY & SONS "S" 5'0" $14,400 $28,800
STORY & CLARK 152
165
SC 501
5'
5 5"
5'2"
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
$15,790
SUZUKI  AG-500
AG-550
5'
5' 5"
N/A N/A
TOKAI 5'1"   $7,400 N/A
WEBER WG 51 5'1" N/A $12,650
WEINBACH 155 5'3" N/A $13,396
WURLITZER G 550 5'0" N/A $13,295
WURLITZER G452 5'2" N/A $13,340
WURLITZER C153 5'2 $6,800 N/A
WYMAN WG15O
WG16O
4'11"
5'3"
N/A N/A
YAMAHA C1 5'3" N/A N/A
YAMAHA GH1 5'3" $7,912 $12,995
YAMAHA G1 5'3" $8,180 $15,090
YOUNG CHANG  PG-157G 5'2" $6,900 $11,160
YOUNG CHANG  G-157 D 5'2" N/A $14,985

National wholesale and retail sales figures are documented. There are no accurate depreciation schedules for grand pianos. Wholesale prices increase on each year all new grand pianos, add to this the inflation index.

A DEALER will sell these pianos used for around the same price as the original price from 1985 - 1995. These prices are only after considerable costs to move, tune, recondition and guarantee the instrument. 

The TRADE IN price is 30 to 40% less to allow for mark up, moving, tuning and repairs by the dealer.

And finally, the price asked by a PRIVATE PARTY, that figure is based on the age,  type, grade, rarity of the instrument. The condition is a variable as the buyer and seller must agree on the costs of moving, tuning and repairs.  This is a negotiable factor and the only way to determine that is by looking at the instrument or by ordering a Piano Appraisal.

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