Advice

Consumer Advice

The purchase of your piano is a substantial investment. Having already made the sound decision to purchase from a reputable dealer such as The Piano Gallery, we would encourage you to take care of your instrument ensuring it provides you and your family with many years of enjoyment.

We have included some information on the purchase and care of your piano, for further information please visit the

Pianoforte Tuners Association website

Yamaha serial numbers (224 Kb)
To accurately determine the year of manufacture of a Yamaha piano download this spreadsheet which states the serial number being used at the start of each year of manufacture. The serial number can be found by lifting the lid of the piano - it is engraved into the iron frame above the tuning pins.
Kawai serial numbers (179.2 Kb)
To accurately determine the year of manufacture of a Kawai piano download this spreadsheet which states the serial number being used at the start of each year of manufacture. The serial number can be found by lifting the lid of the piano - it is engraved into the iron frame above the tuning pins.