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When you have found the model of your piano use it and the serial number to find the age of your piano. Drilled Bridge(Similar to Agraffes ) 1841 Iron Eracings 1844. The above data compiled from Catalogues and Sales literature.Notes: Patent Metallic Screw Pin Piece ( Threaded Wrest pins) 1862 to about 1897. Made in Japan, 1989-2002: Letter-letter-letter-letter-###, like so: SKJL321. Made in Japan, 2002-: Letter-letter-letter-###-letter, like so: QJM111E. There is no indication of year in this configuration–just “sometime between ’86 and ’89. Made in Japan, 1997-: #-letter-letter-####, like so: 8FJ0013. Made in Japan, 1988: Letter-letter-letter-letter-###, like so: SMQI123. The third and fourth numbers are the month; 02=February. The first two letters are the year; Q=0 and I=2, so 2002. (See chart at the top of the page.) The first letter is the year; 1985. YMMI, Made in Indonesia, 2001-: Letter-letter-letter-######, like so: QIM180013.

978000 / 1970 1169000 / 1971 1317000 / 1972 1510000 / 1973 1743000 / 1974 1943000 / 1975 2144000 / 1976 2383000 / 1977 2583000 / 1978 2812000 / 1979 There are a good handful of these in the UK.

The first letter indicates the last digit of the year of production. Tenryu/Wada Factory, Made in Japan, 1985-1986: ######.

(Their numbering system began with “H” for 1.) The second letter indicates the month.

Kaohsiung Factory, Made in Taiwan, 1971-2001: ########.

The second and third numbers are the month; 09=September.

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