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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. Brothers John & Charles Fischer established the J & C Fischer Piano Company in 1840 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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Fischer Piano Catalog 1880
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1880
Fischer Piano Catalog 1883
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1883
Fischer Piano Catalog 1887
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1887
Fischer Piano Catalog 1889
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1889
Fischer Piano Catalog 1892
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1892
Fischer Piano Catalog 1895
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1895
Fischer Piano Catalog 1898
J&C Fischer Piano Company Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1898
Fischer Piano Catalog 1927
20th Century J & C Fischer Illustrated Piano Sales Catalog, Circa 1927
Fischer Trade Card
Beautiful Color Trade Card for the J & C Fischer Piano Company, circa 1891
Fischer Trade Card
Beautiful Color Trade Card for the J & C Fischer Piano Company, circa 1891
Fischer Advertisement
Turn-Of-The-Century Advertisements For The J&C Fischer Piano Company, New York
Fischer Advertisement
Turn-Of-The-Century Advertisements For The J&C Fischer Piano Company, New York
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