Gulbransen Player Piano

Early 20th Century Gulbransen Player Piano In Mahogany Cabinet

$17,000 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
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Specifications
  • YEAR: 1926
  • FINISH: Mahogany
  • STATUS: Pending Restoration
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During the first quarter of the 20th Century, The Gulbransen Piano Company likely built more player pianos than any other single manufacturer. (Note that the firm was also known as Gulbransen-Dickinson Company) Gulbransen player pianos were some of the finest quality, most durable player pianos ever built and they are highly regarded by collectors and restorers today. Gulbransen used the trade mark of a baby on the floor pushing a piano pedal with the logo “Easy To Play” (see photos) – indicating that very little effort was needed to operate the player piano! In reality, Gulbransen player pianos required less vacuum than most other makers, indeed making them very easy to pump.

This Gulbransen player piano is a typical model from the 1920’s era, and is made of traditional mahogany wood. It is an ideal candidate for restoration, and will be like new inside and out after restoration.

INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA

Axel Gulbransen Bio Early 20th Century Newpaper Bio About Axel G. Gulbransen, Founder, Gulbransen Piano Company
Gulbransen Advertisements Early 20th Century advertisements for the Gulbransen Piano Company
Gulbransen Logo Early 20th Century Trade Logo For The Gulbransen Piano Company
Gulbransen Piano Company Catalog 20th Century Gulbransen Piano Company Catalog, Featuring Their Spinet & Console Lines, Circa 1948

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