Finding the Age of Your Piano

Serial numbers can usually be found in one of several places!

 

  • On the cast iron plate somewhere near the tuning pins
  • On a name plate mounted on top of the “pinblock”
  • Or on the back of the piano, usually near the top
YOUNG CHANG
Uprights Grands
1978 – 7800000 1978 – 7800000
1979 – 7900000 1979 – 7900000
1980 – 8000000 1980 – 8000000
1981 – 8100000 1981 – 8100000
1982 – 0015000 1982 – 004700
1983 – 0040000 1983 – 007300
1984 – 0094000 1984 – 011000
1985 – 0147000 1985 – 016000
1986 – 0199500 1986 – 019600
1987 – 0261000 1987 – 026100
1988 – 1300000 1988 – 032000
1989 – 1433342 1989 – 045793
1990 – 1537386 1990 – 0053945
1991 – 1645012 1991 – 0061330
1992 – 1755852 1992 – 0067991
1993 – 1855446 1993 – 0075456
1994 – 1954972 1994 – 0083405
1995 – 2113092 1995 – 0093299
1996 – 2223810 1996 – 0102956
SAMICK
Uprights & Grands
1960 – 140 1980 – 295300
1961 – 220 1981 – 319600
1962 – 370 1982 – 394100
1963 – 510 1983 – 534000
1964 – 730 1984 – 506300
1965 – 1050 1985 – 538400
1966 – 1210 1986 – 750200
1967 – 1430 1987 – 915200
1968 – 1970 1988 – 1143900
1969 – 2450 1988 – HHAG0001
1970 – 3500 1989 – HIAG001
1971 – 4200 1990 – IJAG0001
1972 – 4900 1991 – IKAG0001
1973 – 6000 1992 – ILAG0001
1974 – 7500 1993 – IMAG0001
1975 – 11300 1994 – INAG0001
1976 – 14500 1995 – IOAG0001
1977 – 19720 1996 – IPAG0001
1978 – 301500 1997 – IQAG001
1979 – 327400
KAWAI
1925 – 4200 1972 – 558216
1930 – 6000 1973 – 633601
1935 – 8350 1974 – 718768
1940 – 9600 1975 – 785568
1945 – 12000 1976 – 844362
1950 – 14200 1977 – 904384
1952 – 15000 1978 – 973490
1953 – 16200 1979 – 1067130
1954 – 18600 1980 – 1126366
1955 – 20590 1981 – 1219355
1956 – 21300 1982 – 1300000
1957 – 22500 1983 – 1372000
1958 – 23200 1984 – 1465000
1959 – 24900 1985 – 1549000
1960 – 26000 1986 – 627000
1961 – 54500 1987 – 1704000
1962 – 75760 1988 – 1779000
1963 – 85622 1989 – 1850000
1964 – 132307 1990 – 1950000
1965 – 165178 1991 – 2000000
1966 – 203433 1992 – 2050000
1967 – 251660 1993 – 2100000
1968 – 303686 1994 – 2160743
1969 – 369088 1995 – 2197503
1970 – 425121 1996 – 2244232
1971 – 488834
YAMAHA
1917 – 1700 1948 – 44087 1979 – 2812000
1918 – 1800 1949 – 42231 1980 – 3001000
1919 – 1900 1950 – 44200 1981 – 3261000
1920 – 2100 1951 – 47767 1982 – 3464000
1921 – 2650 1952 – 51621 1983 – 3646000
1922 – 3150 1953 – 54800 1984 – 3832000
1923 – 3650 1954 – 5700 1985 – 3988000
1924 – 4250 1955 – 63300 1986 – 4157000
1925 – 4950 1956 – 70000 1987 – 4335000
1926 – 5700 1957 – 78000 1988 – 4492000
1927 – 6500 1958 – 89000 1989 – 4650000
1928 – 7750 1959 – 103000 1990 – 4811000
1929 – 8928 1960 – 122000 1991 – 4951000
1930 – 10163 1961 – 149000 1992 – 5072000
1931 – 11719 1962 – 188000 1993 – 5181000
1932 – 13368 1963 – 237000 1994 – 5292000
1933 – 15182 1964 – 298000 1995 – 5375000
1934 – 17939 1965 – 368000 1996 – 5466000
1935 – 19895 1966 – 489000
1936 – 22397 1967 – 570000
1937 – 25158 1968 – 689000
1938 – 28000 1969 – 809000
1939 – 30000 1970 – 978000
1940 – 31900 1971 – 1169000
1941 – 33800 1972 – 1317000
1942 – 35600 1973 – 1510000
1943 – 37000 1974 – 1743000
1944 – 38000 1975 – 1943000
1945 – 38550 1976 – 2144000
1946 – 39250 1977 – 2383000
1947 – 40001 1978 – 2583000
STEINWAY
1856-1000 1901-100000 1933-276000 1964-385000 1995-533500
1858-2000 1902-10500 1934-278000 1965-390000 1996-537200
1860-3000 1904-110000 1935-279000 1966-395000
1861-5000 1905-115000 1936-281000 1967-400000
1863-7000 1906-120000 1937-289000 1968-405000
1864-9000 1907-125000 1938-290000 1969-412000
1865-11000 1908-130000 1939-294000 1970-418000
1866-13000 1909-135000 1940-300000 1971-423000
1867-15000 1910-140000 1941-305000 1972-426000
1868-17000 1911-145000 1942-310000 1973-431000
1869-19000 1912-155000 1943-314000 1974-436000
1870-21000 1913-160000 44-316000 1975-439600
1871-23000 1914-165000 1945-317000 1976-445000
1872-25000 1915-170000 1946-319000 1977-450000
1873-27000 1916-175000 1947-32000 1978-455300
1874-29000 1917-185000 1948-324000 1979-463000
1875-31000 1918-190000 1949-328000 1980-468500
1876-33000 1919-195000 1950-332600 1981-473500
1877-35000 1920-200000 1951-333000 1982-478500
1878-40000 1921-205000 1952-338000 1983-483000
1881-45000 1922-210000 1953-342000 1984-488000
1883-50000 1923-215000 1954-345700 1985-493000
1886-55000 1924-225000 1955-347900 1986-498000
1887-60000 1925-230000 1956-349500 1987-503000
1889-65000 1926-240000 1957-353000 1988-507700
1891-70000 1927-250000 1958-358000 1989-512600
1893-75000 1928-260000 1959-361000 1990-516600
1894-80000 1929-265000 1960-365000 1991-520300
1896-85000 1930-271000 1961-370000 1992-523500
1898-90000 1931-273000 1962-375000 1993-527000
1900-95000 1932-274000 1963-380000 1994-530000