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Sterling Mahogany Victorian Upright Piano

The Sterling Piano & Organ Company was known for building high quality, elaborate instruments during the turn-of-the-century era. This lovely piano is a prime example of the high Victorian style from the era.

$13,500 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
  • YEAR: 1896
  • FINISH: Mahogany
  • STATUS: Pending Restoration
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Sterling built high quality, expensive pianos in Derby, Connecticut from 1866-1960...nearly a whole century. This piano was built at the height of the Victorian era, and is made of the highly decorated Victorian style which was popular in most lavish parlors of that era. According to its original sales catalog (see photos), this model was sold as the “Style 90 Concert Grand”. It is made of beautiful mahogany wood with ornately carved moldings and panels. Note the beautifully carved panels on the sides of the instruments, an unusual feature. It has a very powerful, deep tone that is typical of the larger upright pianos. This piano will be restored to like new condition, and comes with an original antique matching stool. This piano can be fitted with the computerized player mechanisms if desired.


Sterling Advertisements Period Advertisements From The Sterling Piano & Organ Company, Derby, CT
Sterling Organ Flyer 19th Century Flyer For Sterling Piano & Organ Company
Sterling Piano Catalog 1885 Late 19th Century illustrated sales catalog from the Sterling Piano Company, circa 1885
Sterling Piano Catalog 1908 Early 20th Century illustrated sales catalog from the Sterling Piano Company, circa 1908


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