This piano has been in my family for a while. This was my mom's piano as a child. it plays itself when you pump the little pedals on the bottom of it. My mom learned how to play the piano on this. When my mom was a teenager her parents, my grandparents got divorced. My grandfather who I'm not very close to took my mom's piano. He kept It for 20 some-odd years and we didn't get it back until very recently. He decided he didn't want it anymore and he gave it to my aunt who didn't want a piano. My aunt gave it back to my mom because it was her's. The piano is now sitting peacefully in my den.