Buying a Used Piano?
If you open the lid and see something like this, you definitely don’t want that piano. The hammers and flange pins have seized in this one and don’t return to their proper positions resting on the wooden rail- a $350 fix at best, possibly more. Especially if the piano is a spinet.
People often don’t know what to look for when buying used. There’s a lengthy post about used piano shopping in an earlier post in this blog.