How Old is my Chappell & Company Piano?

The Phillips Record Company bought the Chappell Company in 1968 for £17.5 million (US$25.5). Owned by Warner Chappell Kemble produced the Chappell, pianos under license until 2000 (Warner continue to hold sole rights). Chappell of Bond Street still exists as a music and instrument retailer.

Dates and serial numbers when the pianos were manufactured

1840 2000
1850 4000
1860 6000
1870 10000
1880 15000
1890 22376
1900 36100
1910 49440
1920 65000
1930 75250
1940 80870
1950 82500
1960 85832
1969 88200