The Stuyvesant Piano Company was established in 1886 by The Wheelock Piano Company of New York. Wheelock introduced the Stuyvesant line as an affordable alternative to the costlier Wheelock brand name while offer similar quality. Both Wheelock and Stuyvesant were sold to The Aeolian Company in 1903. Aeolian continued to grow the Stuyvesant brand name during the ‘teens and ‘twenties. Stuyvesant built a full line of upright pianos, player pianos and baby grand pianos with great success. Aeolian discontinued the Stuyvesant brand during The Great Depression.
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Early 20th Century Advertisement From The Stuyvesent Piano Company, Circa about 1910