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The Laurens advertiser. (Laurens, S.C.) 1885-1973, June 24, 1908, Image 6

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/mmmSHE MOST PRIZED of all musical instruments is a good,
/ sweet toned piano. It affords the best entertainment
for boys and girls and the old folks in the home. That's
why you should buy a piano. But don't make the mis
take that's often made of buying an inferior instrument.
If you do not play yourself you have to take the dealer's word for
it. An agent is not so particular about the statement he makes,
for after the sale is made he is out and gone. It's different with
me, for the people of this county know me. I have been selling
pianos and organs for several years and expect to stay in the bus
iness, so what I tell you about an instrument you can depend on,
as I have my reputation of selling honest goods to maintain. That
is one difference of buying of me and buying of an agent. And,
another is, for the same quality instrument you will find my prices
less. Get interested and let me talk the matter over with you. I
am in a position to make you any reasonable terms either on pianos
or organs?cash or installments. I do not misrepresent; you know
what an instrument is if you buy of me. Let me tell you about
any of them listed below.
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The McPhail Piano
This is the 71st year of the McPhail Piano business
at Boston, Mass., "the centre of music of this country. The
McPhail Piano has received more gold medals than any
other piano and it is the only piano having compensation
rods in the hack of the case, a sure guarantee that the
piano will stand any strain which may he upon the frame
when the piano is tuned.
We have sold over forty of these pianos in I,aurens
county and, have yet to hear of one not giving satisfaction.
The Peerless Piano
The most renowned of my automatic Pianos is the
Peerless. It having been given the highest award at the
vSt. 1,ouis and other expositions. It is exported into all
fow.-ign countries where a demand has been created for an
automatic piano.
This piano may be operated by electricity or play by
any performer from the key board.
The Starr Piano
Our Starr Pianos have taken the highest awards in many
hot competitions at the Columbian World's Fair, the vSt.
Louis World's Fair and at Nashville Exposition and also
at Portland, Oregon Exposition and other places. These
awards count for something and the Starr pianos arc not
to be classed with those pianos receiving awards where
there was no competition, such as the Jamestown Exposi
tion, which was an insignificant affair, compared with the
other up-to-date and strongly competitive expositions.
There arc more Starr Pianos in Colleges and High
.Schools than of any other pianos manufactured.
Big Organ Bargain
I have a fine six octave, piano case, Lyon and Ilealy
Reed Organ, taken in exchange on a piano sale and will
sell it cheap. It has been used very little and is about as
good as new. Come and see it.
I also have :i very pretty Wilcox & White Chapel
Organ in excellent condition. Any one in need of an
organ should see this as it is an exceptional bargain at the
price, only
$45.00
The Richmond Piano and
The Chase Piano
These Pianos arc Manufactured at Richmond, Indiana,
as is the Starr Piano. It is a chain of Factories consoli
dated under one office management, and each is backed up
by the guarantee of STAR COMPANY, whose combined
capita] is over a Million Dollars.
These Pianos cannot be equal for the price and arc
the best nicdiam priced instruments on the market, and
excel) others for tone costing even more.
Player Piano
I sell several makes of the PLAYER PIANOS, in
fact most of the- Piano Manufactures now make a Player
Piano. Such things as Pianolas, The Angelus and Acolians,
are out of date and in a few years will not be made having
sitpei'scedcd by the Player Piano.
I will take pleasure in explaining the Player Piano
to von.
With every Piano sold from this date I will give free of charge a twenty lesson Piano Course in Husic.
McCORD
The Piano and Organ Man.
Laurens, S. C. g

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