Antique upright piano dating
Refinishing is usually not recommended as most antique collectors value the natural patina and wear of the piece.
Displaying your antique finds is part of the fun of collecting them and an antique toy piano is no different.
To make sure that you have all of the information you will need, open the lid of your piano and check out the name or names engraved or printed on the plate.
Do NOT trust the name on the outside of the piano since in could have been refinished and a different name added.
The toy pianos have a varying number of octaves depending on the model.