Charles M. Stieff Upright Piano

Charles M. Stieff Pianos Were Often Sold As “The Poor Man’s Steinway,” And Were Sold Alongside Steinway Pianos As An Affordable Alternative To The Costlier Brand

$24,000 After 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.
For Sale
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1920
LENGTH: N/A
FINISH: Honduran Mahogany
STATUS: Pending Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This piano was built by The Charles M. Stieff Piano Company of Baltimore during the “Golden Age” of piano building in America.  This piano is a large, full size upright with the string length and soundboard are of a full grand piano!  This piano is made of imported Honduran Mahogany wood and is of the Mission style, making it ideal for an early 20th Century American Bungalow or Craftsman style home.

Instruments by Charles M. Stieff were known to be exceptionally well-made pianos, often referred to as “The Poor Man’s Steinway”.  While Stieff pianos were not inexpensive, the firm’s success resulted from their ability to provide a top-quality musical instrument at a lower price most other major brand names.

This piano will be restored to like-new condition, inside and out.  The tone and touch of the instrument will be suitable for the discriminating pianist.  If desired, this piano can be equipped with the Pianomation player system which will allow the instrument play by itself by streaming music live on an iPod, computer, iPad, etc. Thousands of song titles are available.

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