What year was a Kimball Upright serial number 187694 made?
The piano was made in 1908.
Discovering the piano's serial number is the first step to decoding its age. Fortunately, Kimball is one of the historically most popular piano makers, and so the company's serial numbers have been well documented over the years. One reliable source that provides date/serial charts by brand is the Piano Bluebook (link below). Looking up Kimball with your serial number here indicates the piano was built sometime in 1967, during which year pianos with serials 700100…
Generally, you will find about a 6 digit number stamped somewhere inside of the piano on the plate. This is the gold part of the piano called the harp. On some Kimball brands, they placed a name plate on the inside SIDE of the piano with the serial number located on that. A piano technician can look up the age but, we need the serial number to do so.