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Pianos Galore

In 1909, more than 350,000 pianos were sold in the United States, which remains the record for the number of pianos sold in any year.

Question #1: Do you think this is true? Was the year 1909 special in any way, especially in regard to the selling of pianos?

Question #2: Is the number of pianos per American citizen greater in 1906 or now?

Source: James Meyers' The 2nd Big Book of Amazing Facts (1982)