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52" Crown Upright #52698 (1910)
 
52" Crown Upright #52698 (1910)
The pictures below were taken at the owner's home in Albany MN, to accompany an Appraisal Report on this piano.
Selected pictures to illustrate Appraisal Report
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DESCRIPTION
Original Manufacturer of this brand-name
--Geo. P. Bent Co.
Established--by Geo. P, Bent, Chicago in 1889.
Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Winter & Co.
5 - Bass bridge apron is loose

5 - Bass bridge apron is loose

6 - Hammer blow distance is too wide

6 - Hammer blow distance is too wide

7 - Bass hammer missing

7 - Bass hammer missing

8 - Bass string missing

8 - Bass string missing

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25 - Veneer damage at back of lid

25 - Veneer damage at back of lid

26 - Water damage on top of lid

26 - Water damage on top of lid

27 - Veneer damage on side

27 - Veneer damage on side

28 - Veneer damage on music desk

28 - Veneer damage on music desk

21 - Right leg camaged at bottom

21 - Right leg camaged at bottom

22 - Veneer damage at top of music desk

22 - Veneer damage at top of music desk

23 - Veneer damage at front of lid

23 - Veneer damage at front of lid

24 - Veneer damage at front of lid

24 - Veneer damage at front of lid

17 - Veneer damaged on left shoulder

17 - Veneer damaged on left shoulder

18 - Veneer damaged on right shoulder

18 - Veneer damaged on right shoulder

19 - Left music desk pillar damaged at top

19 - Left music desk pillar damaged at top

20 - Right music desk pillar damaged at botton

20 - Right music desk pillar damaged at botton

13 - Left decorative piece damaged

13 - Left decorative piece damaged

14 - Right decorative piece damaged

14 - Right decorative piece damaged

15 - Left block missing on music desk

15 - Left block missing on music desk

16 - Right block missing on music desk

16 - Right block missing on music desk

9 Many bridle tapes broken

9 Many bridle tapes broken

10 - Several parts damaged

10 - Several parts damaged

11 - Five ivory keytopcs missing

11 - Five ivory keytopcs missing

12 - Three ivory keytops chipped

12 - Three ivory keytops chipped

29 - Veneer damage on right edge of lid

29 - Veneer damage on right edge of lid

30 - Wood core and veneer damage at bottom on right side

30 - Wood core and veneer damage at bottom on right side

REPORT
Soundboard, Bridges, Strings, Pins, Pinblock, Casters
--Soundboard buzzes. Bass bridge is loose. 1 bass string missing. Strings & pins corroded. Pin torque OK. 1 caster missing.
Keyboard, Pedal mechanisms, Action reconditioning, Regulation, Tuning--Regulation very poor (esp. Hammer blow distance & keydip.) Action parts missing or damaged (bridle tapes, 2 wippens, 5 jacks, 4 hammers & butts.) Underkey punchings worn. Pitch 1/2 tone flat.
Cabinet repair & refinishing, Accessories--Many areas of damage to cabinet veneer and core wood. Bottom right edge of core wood and veneer missing. 2 blocks on music desk missing. Wood damege on music desk columns and legs.
2 - Close-up of keys and fallboard

2 - Close-up of keys and fallboard

3 - Soundboard cracks

3 - Soundboard cracks

4 - Soundboard cracks

4 - Soundboard cracks