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Decker Brothers (New York)
The Decker Brothers Piano Company of New York (not to be confused with Decker Brothers of Chicago or Decker & Son) was a strong and thriving manufacturer in the 19th Century.  The firm was established in 1862 by John Jacob Decker and they built exceptionally well made grand, square grand, and upright pianos.  The firm was awarded many patents for improved methods in modern manufacturing and were known for superior quality and craftsmanship.
Sadly, Decker Brothers were out of business just before the turn-of-the-century due to the death of John Jacob Decker. Many historians speculate that Decker Brothers would have gone on to become one of the premier piano manufacturers of the 20th Century had Decker survived to manage operations. During the 19th Century, Decker Brothers was in the same league as famous brand names such as Steinway, Chickering, and Knabe.
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Late 19th Century advertisement for The Decker Brothers Piano Company
Late 19th Century advertisement for The Decker Brothers Piano Company
Late 19th Century advertisement for The Decker Brothers Piano Company
Late 19th Century advertisement for The Decker Brothers Piano Company
Mid-19th Century Symphony Orchestra Featuring The Decker Brothers Concert Grand Piano, Circa 1870
19th Century Advertisement For Decker Brothers Piano Company
19th Century Decker Brothers Illustrated Piano Sales Catalog, Circa 1873
19th Century Decker Brothers Illustrated Piano Sales Catalog, Circa 1887
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Decker Brothers Victorian Square Grand Piano

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Rococo Decker Brothers Square Grand Piano

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Decker Brothers Concert Grand Piano

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Decker Brothers Parlor Grand Piano

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Decker Brothers was one of the most advanced piano makers of the 19th Century. They received many innovative patents for piano building in the 19th Century, most of which are still being applied in modern piano manufacturing today.

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Decker Brothers Victorian Concert Grand Piano

$45,000.00

Decker Brothers was one of the most advanced and progressive piano builders of the 19th Century. Many of their patents are still being used in piano manufacturing today.