vertical pianos that have been made in every corner of the globe,
ranging in quality level from that which will comfortably get a student
started with lessons to the highest performance pianos on the planet.
While new vertical pianos have retail prices beginning in the $3000
range, Cordogan's often buys bulk quantities which results in sale
prices much lower than any of our competitors can offer.
"What is the
price range of pianos?" is a question we hear all of the time. Our
answer: "free, on up!" Price ranges of used vertical pianos is
a difficult topic to briefly discuss, given a couple hundred years of
production from thousands of manufacturers. We are Illinois largest
piano store because we offer the best value for your money on EVERY
instrument we sell, without the gimmicky
advertising, misinformation or high
pressure sales tactics that unfortunately often taint piano
you are in the Chicagoland area, please feel free to call our Geneva location for information that will
help you to learn more about the different manufacturers, their
reputations, who makes what brands, etc. The piano industry is a
tangled web of brand names, all stemming from a very small number of
manufacturers -- including many recognizable American brand names that
actually have far less American involvement than what you might think
or aren't even made anywhere near America.
live outside of Illinois and are shopping for the perfect
used instrument, Cordogan's can still help you! We deliver pianos
regularly across North America and internationally, too! Even though
our used inventory pages represent
only a fraction of what's in stock, please visit those pages to gain an
idea of price ranges. Keep in mind that the price ranges include
necessary items and services which are often left out of the "used car"
type advertising you might see in the papers or on the web. We don't
charge for a piano bench (which would be like charging for the remote
that comes with the TV) and you won't see absurd delivery charges that
are clearly profit centers, intended to make up for what started as an
Call or email us for more
information about any used piano we have in stock. If you're looking
for a specific brand of used piano, such as Steinway, Baldwin, Yamaha,
Kawai or Mason & Hamlin,
contact us and we'll let you know what we have in stock within 24
hours. If we don't have what you're looking for NOW, you can
add your name to our database and we'll contact you when it comes in.
The piano industry has evolved dramatically since 2000, with the influx
of countless inexpensive pianos from China and Indonesia. Even familiar
American brand names such as Steinway and Baldwin have resorted to
selling Chinese pianos under their corporate umbrella. Sometimes, the
dealers honestly disclose this fact. Sometimes they don’t.
Baldwin goes so far as to stamp “A product of Baldwin
U.S.A.” on some of their grand pianos, which can be quite
confusing to a consumer!
isn’t to say you do or don’t wish to purchase such a piano,
but to become knowledgeable about WHAT you’re buying is why
you’re here. We’re here to help. An accurate explanation of
the various manufacturers can be most helpful to the new piano buyer.
With our wide selection of new & used pianos, our knowledgeable
staff and an excellent reputation since 1950, Cordogan's is confident
you will have a pleasant experience at our showrooms
and that you will feel very comfortable with your purchase -- knowing
you received the best value for your money.
If you are in search of the perfect used piano, Cordogan's maintains an
amazing selection of used pianos by Kawai,
Steinway, Yamaha, Baldwin, Knabe, Chickering,
Sohmer, Mason & Hamlin
and countless other brands. The "looks like new, but priced like used"
pianos are Cordogan's specialty, generating customers from all over the
country. Our warranties are generous! Check
our used inventory pages to see what's in stock and purchase with us
If you’re not sure if
you would like a digital piano or an acoustic piano, please visit
our Digital vs. Acoustic page.