Baldwin Piano Sale Prices

To date, there are thousands upon thousands of different kinds of pianos out there, with some of them dating as far as back as the 18th Century when they were first invented! One of those companies happens to be the Baldwin Piano Company, which was founded all the way back in 1857 and was once the most biggest piano manufacturer, until they were eventually bought out by Gibson Guitar and became a subsidiary. However, Baldwin pianos are still very popular purchases today. In fact, some say that the Baldwin rivals the very popular Steinway pianos.

But, there are a few things to look out for when you’re interested in buying a certain type of piano because of its manufacturer, especially includingbaldwin-piano-sale Baldwin. I see a lot of people say that they would love to have an authentic grand or upright piano from Steinway or Baldwin, but, don’t realize just how expensive such a piano can cost. Fortunately, there are ways to get a great price on a Baldwin without having to take out loans or find a secondary job.

If you search online for Baldwin prices, you can see most Baldwin’s cost well over $2,000, some of them can be as expensive as $40,000 to $120,000! Of course, price depends on a lot of factors. The biggest being: age, wood, piano type, size, and if the actual model of piano is still manufactured. There are tons of models which are still created by Baldwin, while there’s still many that have limited quantities and are no longer made.

What else incorporates into price? And what should you look out for in a Baldwin? Check out this checklist:

  • If you can, always check the date of manufacture for the piano. While the Baldwin company has had a very rich history, there were times when a piano made one decade was better crafted than another in a different decade. For example, a Baldwin piano from the 1970s or 1980s might have some quality problems, whilst a Baldwin that is newer has a higher quality.
  • Baldwin manufactured both concert and home grand and upright pianos, although it is disputed which one is of better quality (most think the home upright pianos). This is also important because of dimensions, not just price.
  • Uprights were first manufactured by Baldwin, then later on grandbaldwin-piano pianos. Thus, the quality between the two are a tad bit different.
  • Pianos under the Baldwin name do have some minor problems that must be checked for, like bad cabinet alignment, broken keys, some squeaking, and possible loose tuning pins. Make sure to ask of any issues before dropping the cash!

Though most pianos have their pros and cons, the Baldwin still remains a great option for people who are both experienced or beginner piano buyers. Refurbished and used Baldwin’s are, of course, going to be cheaper than newer ones or pianos in near mint condition from the 1900s. A piano retailer can help make the purchase easier by properly informing you of the history of the Baldwin and its competitors.

Now, the bigger question: upright or grand piano?

23 responses to “Baldwin Piano Sale Prices

  1. My husband and I have a 1938 Baldwin Baby Grand. It has been in our family since it was purchased in 1938. The internal components were removed and restored in the 1980s and it has been in our home since that time. My husbands grandparents bought the piano for a daughter and it was passed on to us. We would love to sell this beautiful instrument and wondered how we would go about doing this.

    1. Hi there, I have a 1906 Baldwin baby grand, model a. I just had it fully restored. It has the original case, which could use a refinishing. Do you have an idea of an approximate value for this piano?

  2. I have a Baldwin 4020 Mah upright. I am the only owner, it cost roughly $5000 new, what is is worth today roughly?

  3. I have a 2008 Baldwin, Exotic Collection hand painted, baby grand piano, by Michael Ethridge. I received it new in 2015 from the Baldwin facility in Ark. It has never been sold or played prior to my taking possession. It has been tuned twice each year, and all components are in excellent condition. I’m looking for the original retail or dealer price as well as current estimate. It was named Spirit of Spring. You can see a picture of this beautiful piano on the website listed below. It is the second one, the name will appear below the picture.

  4. Original owner of 1992, Baldwin 650 Console piano, made in Loveland OH, mahogany, beautiful condition lightly used. I paid $3,000.00 for it. How much should I sell it for?

  5. Hi I’m being offered a Baldwin 1999/2000 43″, freshly repainted, serial 1562885, for about $2K. I intend to also get the humidifier. Does this price sound reasonable? Is it a good piano?

    1. Hey John! I would have a tuner come take a look at it, to make sure it will hold a tune, and doesn’t need any repair work. If they think it’s in good shape, $2k is a good price!

  6. Our church is looking to sell a beautiful 2015 Baldwin console, light oak finish, in flawless cosmetic and mechanical condition. Any idea what starting price we should set? Does Cooper sell pianos on consignment?

  7. I have a Baldwin Hamilton 44 Glossy Black, that I bought new in 2000 I think. It hasn’t been tuned in awhile, but held really well. I’m about to have it tuned. The bench has a broken leg and it has one small nick on the leg of the piano. Can you help me with pricing? Thanks!

  8. hi, a few questions; i’m looking at a baby grand artist series model M, serial no. 339729, is that 1995? what is a fair price for this age and model? second piano i’ve seen i have less info, says it 5 ft, D H Baldwin baby grand, posted for 9600 cdn, high gloss cherry finish. is it different being called D. H. Baldwin? they seem to be very different in price.

    thank you in advance for your expertise

    1. Hi Sonia, IF you are looking at a Baldwin M, that is a handmade artist piano made in the United States. Most likely with that year model it was made in Truman Arkansas. The price of that piano varies with how well the piano was maintained and kept up over the years. The D H Baldwin was a piano manufactured by Samick out of Korea. It was made for the Baldwin company and sold as their less expensive performance piano. I would say that is a bit high in price if the piano is on the private market. You can always call the store here at 404-329-1663 for any detailed questions. I would be happy to answer them. Just ask for Andrew.

  9. I have a Baldwin 5′. M is stamped inside on metal.
    I believe it is
    Baldwin model m 
    I did find a number under the sheet music stand. 69243.
    Any help on it’s age and value Would be appreciated. We had it tuned Three or four years ago. It holds a tune nicely And finish is in Good shape

    1. Hello! This Baldwin was built in 1933. Value depends on a lot of things, most importantly physical appearance and the condition of the piano. The best thing to do would be call up your local tuner to have them give it a look through! The fact that it holds a tune well is definitely a bonus. Another thing you can do is go on Facebook marketplace and Ebay and look at what other Baldwin Ms around that age are selling for. Thanks for the comment!

  10. Good Morning, I am in possession of my Mothers piano for many years and a friend is interested in buying it for her daughter. This is a Baldwin upright, Queen Ann bought new in the 80’s, style 2076.
    What would be a fair asking price

  11. Hi there, I have a 1906 Baldwin baby grand, model a. I just had it fully restored. It has the original case, which could use a refinishing. Do you have an idea of an approximate value for this piano?

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