Dating piano by serial number
At times, this can be a simple process for the popular brands of instruments that many purchase; one can obtain a reference book called a Piano Atlas.These books are printed on a yearly basis with the previous year’s information updated or corrected as the publisher re-prints from year to year.
There can be other problems with this type of age dating too.
If your grand piano is a GH1G, GH1FP, GC1G, or GC1FP, your piano was manufactured in Thomaston, Georgia.
If your grand piano is a GA1E, DGA1E, GB1, DGB1, GB1K, or DGB1K, your piano was manufactured in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The serial number can be seen by opening the toplid of the piano and looking inside.
, the piano was manufactured in Jakarta, Indonesia.