Chickering Model 109C Parlor Grand Piano

Jonas Chickering was the first piano builder in America, established in 1823. They are known for building some of the finest pianos in history.

$26,000 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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SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1897
LENGTH: 6 feet, 3 inches
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This piano is a beautiful turn-of-the-century Chickering parlor grand piano in carved rosewood, circa 1897. This particular model is the 109C, and it is unusual because of its width. Note how wide the back of the piano is…this is to increase the size of the soundboard area, making the piano more resonate and powerful. This piano will amaze you with its tone and power! The beautiful rosewood cabinet will be just stunning after restoration. Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired. An authentic matching stool is included.

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