Piano Appraisal | Pacey's Pianos

By: Pacey's Pianos  09-12-2011
Keywords: piano, Insurance Company, Piano And Keyboard

How Much is You Piano Worth?

If you need a piano appraisal, Pacey’s Pianos will provide detailed information you can trust. Our experience? Three generations as the leading piano retailers in Vancouver. Read on for more about piano appraisals.

What kind of piano appraisal do I need?

Appraisals fall into three categories; fair market value, insurance and CRA (charitable) donation

Appraisal for Sale

The most popular form of appraisal is fair market value. This values the piano at resale price in normal market conditions.

Insurance Appraisal

Pacey’s Pianos also offers appraisal for insurance purposes. This provides an insurance company with a detailed report, including photographs, provenance and a full documentation of the piano’s condition. Research may be necessary on historically important or ‘art case’ pianos. The value for insurance purposes may be higher than fair market value as the insurance company needs to replace the instrument as soon as possible.

Donation Appraisal

We also undertake appraisals for CRA donation value. This type of appraisal is necessary when you wants to donate a piano to an accredited charitable institution or if the piano is part of an estate. As for insurance, photographs and a complete condition documentation is provided.

Pacey’s Pianos are leading experts in the piano and keyboard appraisal field. Our highly trained expert staff will provide you with the advice and expertise you need for a reliable appraisal you can depend on.

Keywords: Insurance Company, piano, Piano And Keyboard

Other products and services from Pacey's Pianos

09-12-2011

Piano Storage | Pacey's Pianos

Pianos should be kept as far as possible from all sources that affect the change in temperature and humidity: heat and air conditioning vents, windows, baseboards, radiators, fireplaces, open kitchens, laundry and outside walls. Before storing your piano, make sure they are specifically insured for your piano and not for general inventory or merchandise if they have insurance at all.


09-12-2011

Restoration | Pacey's Pianos | Vancouver Pianos

Our workshop has been rebuilding and restoring pianos for decades and our skilled craftsmen have the experience, knowledge and tools to handle any job. Whether you are rebuilding a family heirloom, a stunning find at an auction, or any piano in which you see potential. The insurance company would replace nor repair the piano due to the severity of the damage and the cost.


09-12-2011

Piano Repair | Pacey's Pianos

Return your piano to perfect working order, restoring the touch and sound to its optimal consistency across all of the notes. If a piano has not been tuned in a long time, a year or more, it is often necessary to perform a pitch raise. Once the strings have been brought to their proper tension levels, then the actual tuning can take place. Usually caused by humidity changes, need of regulation, or spilled juice, though in no particular order.


09-12-2011

Piano Moving | Pacey's Pianos

Whether you are moving your piano downstairs in the same home, across town, or across the country our experienced, bonded, and insured movers are able to help. Over the years we have moved thousands upon thousands of pianos and you can rely on Pacey’s unbeatable reputation and experience in the piano community.


09-12-2011

Piano Tuning | Pacey's Pianos

Moisture and heating affect the sound board, and changes in temperature cause the pins and strings to move ever so slightly, but enough to change the sound. All pianos require tuning in order to keep them sounding the best that they can and tuning a piano is as much art as it is science. As any piano player understands, it is the fine details of the piano that determine the feel and sound of a particular instrument.


09-12-2011

Services | Pacey's Pianos | Vancouver Pianos

Our workshop has been rebuilding and restoring pianos for decades and our skilled craftsmen have the experience, knowledge and tools to handle any job. Pacey’s offers discounted piano moving throughout Metro Vancouver, across BC, and around the country. Tuning a piano is part of its regular maintenance, much like a car’s oil change. Our piano storage facilities are climate controlled and fully secure.