We do not charge for looking at pictures emailed to us.
For a quick idea of what the condition of your piano is;
What your piano is worth;
What you should pay for a piano;
If a piano you are looking to purchase is a good idea;
Send us some pictures. firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include your contact information, and tell us what you would like to know about the piano.
The best pictures to send are:
1. An overall shot of the entire piano.
2. If it is an upright, lift the lid and get a shot of the serial number so we can look up the manufacturing date. If it is a grand piano, look under the music desk (where you set your music) for your serial number.
3. A shot of the high treble hammers, aiming your phone/camera straight down, like this:
You may also send pictures of anything else you think we should see.
We do charge for a hands-on appraisal/estimate. This is a thorough examination of your instrument for a more precise evaluation of its value, cost of repairs, and suitability for your purposes.
You can schedule a time online here.