The baldwin acrosonic meaning supreme tone piano was the name given to the baldwin firms topoftheline spinet 36 inches high and. Having any resource is frequently better than none, and despite the limitations in this item, it is far better than none. Additionally, make sure you have access to an organ, whether that means getting a digital organ for your home or practicing in a studio. Baldwins first manufacturing venture was the establishment of the hamilton organ company of chicago in 1888. Hamilton organ, which built reed organs, and the baldwin piano company, which made pianos. Now providing pipe organ renovation using midi technology.
A wide variety of classified ads buy, rent, sell and find anything baldwin organ listings. Acrosonic was a line of spinets and consoles produced by baldwin between around 1935 1965, i believe, maybe a bit later. In each case we show the lowest price at retail for each size. Used baldwin organ for sale in everett baldwin organ posted by shawn in everett. Youll also want to buy an introductory level organ book and a pair of organ shoes to work the pedals.
The problem is most of the time, this is pure guess work. This is the answer and the only free publication to provide this information in the piano industry. What is the value baldwin fun machine electric organ model. The e book contains pricing for pianos made from 1947 until the present. What is the value of baldwin orga sonic organ and original. Organ, prices, electronic organ, hammond, wurlitzer, conn, baldwin, lowrey, kimball, yamaha, kawai collection opensource language english. There was a 140 fun machine from 1981 and the only vivas i can see are the little 120, from 1970 and the 148 from 1982. The blue book of hammond the hammond organ company 4200 w. This is a list current used piano prices of these models made after 1985. The company got its start in 1862, when beloved cincinnatibased piano teacher dwight hamilton baldwin launched a decker brothers piano dealership. Baldwin pianos are a musical legacy that for over a century, continues to live on. Each new edition of the official piano e blue book represents a comprehensive reevaluation of the changing price structure within the used piano industry. Baldwin organ for sale in uk 54 used baldwin organs.
Dwight hamilton baldwin opened a music store in cincinnati, oh, in 1862 and by the 1960s, baldwin was one of the largest piano and organ manufacturers in the world. Because of these factors, collectors and players have never really taken an interest in these amps. Beautiful 1960s baldwin ht2r home theater organ fully working. The letter and first digit indicate series and edition. Baldwin pianos are famous for their touch, tone, and durability. These majestic music makers have the ability to stun an entire concert hall into utter silence, transform an empty ball room into an elegant gathering space or bring a broadway presentation to life. Dwight baldwin then merged the hamilton organ company, a manufacturer of reed organs, and the conglomerate became the baldwin piano company. Secured an artistic result of the highest quality, and has resulted in gaining for. Guide of features, photos and thencurrent suggested prices for used electronic organs from all major organ manufacturers. Each piano that carries the name baldwin, is a piece of that legacy which has contributed to american piano history and manufacturing.
Jul 22, 2009 lets take a look at baldwin and the professional model you have. The site, including the elements that comprise it, is exclusive property of the company bluebook of piano, the sole entity entitled to use the intellectual property rights and the related personality rights. Tm10771020314 electric organ baldwin 48cs repair maintenance operators book. Wulsin became a partner in the dealership, by then known as d. Beautiful 1960s baldwin ht2r home theater organ fully working in great condition this theater organ has been tested and is fully functional. Baldwin is about more than pianosits about peerless quality and the absolute bestsounding and bestplaying pianos anywhere. Baldwin bravura organ model 123, circa 1965, excellent condition.
I cant recall a 1401, and its not shown in my copy of the blue book either. Box 6440 edison, imj 08818 201 2259200 hammond organ co. In 18891890, baldwin vowed to build the best piano that could be built and subsequently formed two production companies. The companys first piano, an upright, began selling in 1891. Not sure where to find the serial number, but found a metal tag on the back that has the number 1575 on it. Used piano resale prices 19741984 bluebook of pianos. Organ blue book 19851986 i must second zeuslesabres comment. Baldwin encore electric organ with bench also a fun machine can play by itself. In 1862, he founded decker brothers piano dealership and hired lucien wulsin, who became a partner in 1873 and the company name was changed to d. History is extremely important to the baldwin brand. Piano serial numbers identify the 1 age of your piano, the 2 pianos year of manufacture, as well as 3 the circumstances surrounding the production of your piano, including factory history, manufacturing processes, and company ownership and oversight. Piano buyer is the definitive guide for buying a new piano. The company traces its origins back to 1857, when dwight hamilton baldwin began teaching piano, organ, and violin in cincinnati, ohio. Model 10t portable as picture model 10 s full case wersi helios.
How does a baldwin acrosonic spinet differ from a regular. The value of a specific piano model may be determined on the basis of the price shown. They will have a blue book and may be nice enough to tell you the retail selling price for your model. Jul 26, 2016 what is the baldwin organ microcomputer orchestra worth. Pianos, particularly instruments more than a few years old, really have no default base value like the blue book valuati. A medium sized yamaha upright can beat out an old cable nelson grand or full size upright any day. Moreover, the models of presented products are registered and therefore protected by intellectual property rights. Open to all elementary and middle schoolaged children. Baldwin has been in the business for 150 years and has become the piano of choice for the worlds hottest artists, including aaron copland, liberace, dave brubeck, marian mcpartland, ben folds and miley cyrus. In response to the guitar boom of the early 1960s, baldwin decided to expand into guitars.
The baldwin grand piano, designed, built and guaranteed by the baldwin company is used exclusively by the first rank of artists in all spheres of musical expression pianists, composers, conductors, singers, instrumentalists as well as the outstanding symphony orchestras around the world and in music festivals everywhere. Section 1 used organ resale values section 2 ivlodel descriptions and photos section 3 used organ book tradein or wholesale values all sections and supplements list the organs alphabetically by brand name. The baldwin manualo is a unification of the most artistic piano with the most scientific players construction. I worked for the baldwin piano and organ company for several years so i feel qualified to answer this question. Swinging on a star at the baldwin organ king organ library no. The blue book of pianos website is a great resource for finding the value of a piano. Baldwin audio equipment models on audiogon, the highend audio community. The data presented herein is the tabulated result of information received from dealers everywhere. Information regarding the history of uprights and grand pianos and the different manufacturers is available on the blue book of pianos website. Are you washed in the blood baldwin organ duration. Vtg baldwin mco studio organ fun machine model 140 fantasia model 150151 wbenc. Fjestad is the author of the blue book of acoustic guitars, blue book of electric guitars, and the blue book of guitar amplifiers.
D h baldwin was a music teacher, he opened a music store in cincinnati, ohio in 1857. This section lists the average resale prices for used pianos. What is the baldwin organ microcomputer orchestra worth. The company was founded by dwight hamilton baldwin in cincinnati, ohio in 1862. You can look up a free piano serial number history search from this page see list of.
When youre ready, find a teacher at a local church, college, or music shop. I think it may be a wiring issue with its original cord letgo. The yamaha may also beat out a middle line baldwin grand in tone quality and in holding its tune. Baldwin organ learning programspecial effects music book 1971, 1974. A blue book can only provide an estimate of the value, yet it is a great starting point. In 1866, he hired lucien wulsin as a clerk, and the two eventually.
Call for more info let us show you how we can take your older electronic organ such as the allen, rodgers, baldwin, conn, viscount, ahlbourn galanti and most any other brand and transform it into a virtual pipe organ. The website contains a wealth of free information regarding guides to appraisals and buying new and used pianos. It was my pleasure recently to tour hollywood piano company, in burbank, california, and to play four models of baldwin piano on display there. One original baldwin model pko electronic organ service manual this original 8 12 x 11 60 page baldwin model pko electronic organ service manual is in fairly good condition for its age other then front cover wear. It is used extensively as a source book in the piano business by both consumers and members of the trade. Swinging on a star at the baldwin organ king organ.
Oct 21, 20 early baldwin electric organ teardown duration. Antique or vintage 1960s baldwin organ model 46hp, tube type. Dwight hamilton baldwin, a teacher of organ, piano and violin, opened a music store in cincinnati, ohio in 1857. Beginning in the 1980s, however, the quality declined. Zachary is the author of the blue book of acoustic guitars, blue book of electric. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. Enter part number without opening zeroes, dashes, slashes or spaces. Baldwin pianos company history serial number search. Where possible, we list individual models in each series.
The complete organ blue book is divided into three. Throughout most of the 20th century, the company was considered one of the most successful and financially stable piano makers in the united states. Baldwin cinema ii player organ according to my ye olde organ blue book there were 3 versions of the cinema ii, none of which mention any player feature. The hamilton organ company built reed organs under the hamilton and monarch brand names.
Baldwin organ fun machine hi, welcome to the forum. Baldwin electric organdouble keyboard, foot pedals. Since baldwin was a piano and organ manufacturing company to begin with, the amps actually have many tendencies towards organs, such as pushbutton presets. Please feel free to ask with any questions about shipping or ask for additional photos powered by the free listing tool. I wonder if the person was referring maybe to the phantom fingers and auto rhythm features which enhanced your left hand a lot when used. In a leading position among the worlds artistic musical instruments. Gem schematic diagrams mods g506070, g55m5rt5mrt, g66m6rt6mrt. I love the notion of my brothers old guitar having a history and belonging to someone famous. Book has light smudging to covers and a slightly darkened spine, otherwise clean and unmarked, including foldout diagrams. Free piano prices guide new or used fair market value. A grand piano is much more than a simple instrument. Three tudor cats antony has never been used and is in very good condition overall please see photos for all other details and if you have any questions please feel free to ask and i will do my very best to help.868 1109 883 1326 735 687 902 527 620 51 719 422 894 64 688 342 824 735 1121 733 619 174 1414 1366 229 1418 985 1193 896 848 381 262