Wilkin – Redman
The Wilkin – Redman Piano Company was originally incorporated in 1899 by Robert C. Wilkin and E. H. Redman in Columbus, OH. Wilkin – Redman was a large retailer of pianos, organs and other musical merchandise. The firm was one of the largest musical instrument retailers in the Ohio region and they sold instruments by several different manufactures in their retail stores. Some pianos were sold under the “Wilkin – Redman” brand name, but these instruments were actually built by larger manufacturers under special contract. There is no mention of Wilkin – Redman after about 1930, indicating that the firm likely went out of business due to the Great Depression.
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Early 20th Century Wilkin & Redman Piano Company, Columbus, Ohio