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How do I sell my handpan?

How do I sell my handpan?

How do you sell a handpan? – To get the best price for your handpan, the way to sell it is to first have it retuned; supply lots of photos and most importantly a video of you playing it. Then advertise on respected facebook groups or sell back to the creator.

What are handpans worth?

between $1,500 and $3,000 USD
1. What is the price of a handpan? A handpan is not that expensive for a handmade instrument, but they are far from cheap. The price of 90% of handpans ranges between $1,500 and $3,000 USD.

How old are handpans?

The handpan is a relatively new instrument in the world, having been first invented in 2001. However, the origins of tuned steel itself, the primary concept involved in creating the tone of the handpan, can be traced back to the 1930s and 1940s in the islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

Do handpans go out of tune?

Secondly, handpans can go out of tune if you play too hard. You may not think that you’re hitting your handpan as hard as a hammer, but over time, playing too hard with your fingers can still change the tuning of your handpan. Yes, the handpan is made out of steel but remember it’s still a fragile instrument.

How much are Hang drums?

Quality handpans and Hang® (i.e. nitrided with stable architecture) cost between $2,000 to $10,000. A good one bought direct from a maker will cost $2,000 to $3,500. Although rare, used top-shelf handpans have sold for as much as $10,000. Don’t be fooled, price is not always an indicator of quality.

Why do handpans cost so much?

Supply & Demand If you could buy a handpan in any music store, well, the price of a handpan would probably be pretty low. But since there are only a handful of people making good handpans (the supply) and a lot of people want to buy a handpan (the demand), the price for a handpan is high.

How much do handpans weigh?

Product information

Item Weight 10.58 pounds
Product Dimensions 22.83 x 22.83 x 8.66 inches
Customer Reviews 4.1 out of 5 stars 10 ratings 4.1 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #142,323 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments) #709 in Steel Drums

How heavy is a handpan?

Product information

Item Weight 10.58 pounds
Best Sellers Rank #142,323 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments) #709 in Steel Drums
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No
Date First Available April 27, 2019
Color Name #2 BLACK ( D Minor ) 9 notes (D) C F A D C G D A

What is the difference between a handpan and a Hang Drum?

The original makers insist that the title of the instrument be Hang for their brand of hand pan. While the term Hang Drum is commonly used verbally, in writing it is most proper to refer to instruments made by the company Pan Art as simply “hang” and all others as “hand pans”.

How often do handpans need to be tuned?

As a rule of thumb, we believe that a Handpan should remain in tune for 3 years when played properly and does not suffer any major damage (such as being dropped on the floor or being thrown around a lot).

What key is a handpan in?

Notes of a handpan

English German
C# / Db Cis / Des