Baldwin Baby Grand Piano in Excellent Condition! $6,500
Merriam Piano of Oakville and Toronto, One of Canada's Largest and Most Respected Piano stores has provided an assessment and valuation of this Baldwin Baby Grand Piano. It is attached. Here is a summary:
Baldwin pianos are considered one of the best American pianos made in the 20th century and well respected all over the world.
This particular piano, a baby grand model from 1958, is done in a unique, mid-century ebony satin look which many buyers may find refreshing compared to the common ‘shiny-black’ finish of the last few decades. The piano has a strong and sustaining tone and would serve a medium to advanced non-professional player rather well. It most certainly out-plays the majority of entry-level baby grands available today that are twice the price.
• Case – good condition, very little wear • Action – good condition, little needed. • Hammers – lots of felt, perhaps a little voicing needed • Keytops – excellent condition • Trapwork – good condition – fully functional. • Bridges - all original, good condition • Soundboard – good condition • Hardware - all present
The piano is in very good condition and is probably 85% of what it would have been, both aesthetically and musically, as the day it was purchased.
In its present condition, I would assess the piano to have a market value of $5000 USD, with some markets fetching as much as $7500. In Toronto specifically, I assess the instrument to have a fair market value of $6500 CAD.