The famous Montgomery Ward Department Store chain manufactured and sold pianos under the ‘Windsor’ and ‘Clayton’ brand names from about 1900 until about 1949. Both Clayton and Windsor pianos were sold by the thousands in larger Montgomery Ward stores and in their sales catalogs. Much of their success was accredited to Montgomery Ward’s aggressive financing plans which made their pianos available to people all over the country. The extant Clayton and Windsor pianos we have seen come through our shop are of excellent quality.
INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA
Can you find your instrument listed in these antique catalogs?
Early 20th Century Montgomery Ward sales catalog, featuring their “Windsor” and “Clayton” pianos and players pianos