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Fischer, J & C

The J & C Fischer Piano Company was one of the largest and most successful piano manufacturers of the 19th and 20th Centuries in America. In the 1830’s, Robert Nunns was a partner with brothers John & Charles Fischer and their firm was known as Nunns & Fischer. In 1840, brothers John & Charles Fischer left Nunns & Fischer and established The J & C Fischer Piano Company in New York City.  In 1896, Fischer celebrated the making of their 100,000th piano- at that time they were making about 5,000 pianos annually!

During the turn-of-the-century era, J & C Fischer was building exceptional pianos and they were widely considered top-quality instruments in the industry. By the Great Depression, like so many other old prominent brands, Fischer was controlled by The Aeolian-American Piano Corporation. Fischer was sold off to various different companies over the middle and late 20th Century, resulting in the Fischer name being produced for over 175 years.

INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA

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J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1880
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1883
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1887
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1889
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1892
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1895
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1898
20th Century J & C Fischer Illustrated Piano Sales Catalog, Circa 1927
Fischer Trade Cards
Beautiful Color Trade Card for the J & C Fischer Piano Company, circa 1891
Fischer Advertisements
Turn-Of-The-Century Advertisements For The J&C Fischer Piano Company, New York
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