The Sohmer Piano Company built some of the finest pianos in American history. Sohmer was established in 1872 by Hugo Sohmer and K. Kuder when they purchased The Marshall & Mittauer Piano Company in New York. Sohmer was one of the largest and most prestigious piano makers of the 19th and early 20th Centuries, and they offered a full line of squares, grands, uprights, and player pianos. Sohmer was known for their use of elaborate woods and had a reputation for exquisite craftsmanship. Sohmer is one of only a handful of American piano manufacturers to survive and keep the company in the family throughout the 20th Century. Sohmer was sold to Pratt Reed & Company in 1982, then it was sold again subsequently. Sohmer was out of production for a few years in the 1990s, but the prestigious old name is being produced again today.
INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA
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Sohmer Piano Company Sales Catalog, Circa 1870
Sohmer Piano Company Sales Catalog, Circa 1880
Sohmer Piano Company Sales Catalog, Circa 1922
Sohmer Piano Company Sales Catalog & Price List, Circa 1925
Late 19th Century Illustrated Catalog Of Cartoon Style Advertisements By The Sohmer Piano Company, Circa 1895
Vintage catalog advertisement for the “First 5 Foot Grand Piano Built In America” by the Sohmer Piano Company, Circa 1884
19th Century Sohmer Advertisements
19th Century Sohmer Piano Company Advertisements
20th Century Sohmer Advertisements
Early 20th Century Advertisements From The Sohmer Piano Company
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