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Bent, R.M.
The R.M. Bent Piano Company was originally founded in New York City as Beames, Bent & Company by Richard M. Bent and James Beames. Beames & Bent built square pianos from about 1869-1880. In 1880, Richard M. Bent took full control of the company, changing the name of the firm to R.M. Bent & Company.
R.M. Bent built square grand pianos and upright pianos which were known as being high quality, expensive instruments. R.M. Bent continued building pianos until the turn-of-the-century era.

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R.M. Bent Sales Catalog
Late 19th Century Sales Catalog From The R.M. Bent Piano Company, Circa 1876

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