What is my Kimball piano worth?
Considered a middle tier piano in terms of quality, sound, and price, Kimball Pianos range in value between $500-1,000 unrestored. Depending on the type, style, and age of the piano, Lindeblad has restored some Kimball pianos to now be worth up to $20,000.
How heavy is a Kimball upright piano?
Pianos are also extremely heavy; Kimball uprights are typically between 300 and 800 lbs. and grand pianos can weigh up to 1,500 lbs. When moving a piano, you will need a few additional people.
Is Kimball piano still in business?
Kimball Pianos are some of the best known pianos in the world, and unfortunately, they are no longer produced as of 1996. The last Grand Piano made by the company is on display in their Showroom in Jasper, Indiana.
What kind of piano is a Kimball piano?
Kimball pianos are a popular choice for students, home enthusiasts and professional musicians alike. Our available Kimball pianos include a range of types, costs and conditions. Browse our available selection, or use our filters to refine your search by size, price, location, distance from you, or color.
Where do you find the serial number on a Kimball piano?
Use a flashlight if you are having trouble making out the numbers. Look at the back of the piano. Commonly, Kimball pianos feature serial numbers on the upper left or right corner of the backside of a piano. Again, look for a six- or five-digit number embossed or inked into the wood.
Who is the parent company of Kimball pianos?
In 1966, the Jasper Corporation [parent company to Kimball pianos] bought the prestigious Austrian piano maker, Bosendorfer. It remained Kimball’s, before returning to Austrian hands, when purchased by the BAWAG PSK Gruppe in 2002.
When did the Kimball Viennese classic piano come out?
Kimball International (or Jasper Corp.) was mainly a furniture maker who mass-produced pianos, and the Kimball pianos made between 1959 and 1996 were generally very average in quality. However, the Viennese Classic Edition grand pianos beginning in the early 1980s, based on Bosendorfer designs, were good quality instruments.