A. H. Gale Square Grand Piano

Incredible A. H. Gale Square Grand Piano With Meticulously Detailed Historical Provenance

$45,000 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
DEPOSITS: The restoration of this instrument has not been completed. A 30% deposit is required on instruments pending restoration. This deposit holds the instrument and keeps it from being offered to another clients, and it also makes that piano’s restoration a priority. Once we complete the restoration, we invite the client to visit our shop to see and hear the piano. If the client is unable to visit our shop, we will send professional photos and videos of the piano for review. The client then has the option of paying the balance and purchasing the piano, transferring their balance to another piano in our shop, or getting a full refund for their deposit. The client is never at risk.
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Pay a 30% deposit per item
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1851
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

A. H. Gale was one of the finer American piano builders of the middle 19th Century. Gale specialized in square grand pianos, putting a great deal of quality in their design and construction.
This lovely piano was built by A. H. Gale in 1851, a little over a decade before the Civil War. It is made of stunning Brazilian Rosewood and is of the classic Empire Revival Style with large, heavy legs and ornately carved pedals and music rack. This piano is being restored to like new condition inside and out, and has a lovely harp-like tone quality that makes these square pianos so desirable for early music lovers.
This piano has some very important historical provenance. The owners of this piano have meticulously archived the instrument’s history back to the beginning and a beautifully crafted book entitled “The Chapin Family Square Grand Piano” (see photos).
An original matching stool is included. Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired.

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