Chickering & Sons Rosewood Square 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.

$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.
For Sale
Pay a 30% deposit per item
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1866
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This lovely square piano was built by Chickering of Boston shortly after the Civil War. Chickering was the first piano manufacturer in America (established in 1823) and is said to have built the finest pianos in the world. Long before names such as Steinway, etc., Chickering held top awards worldwide for piano design and manufacturing.
This piano is made of endangered Brazilian Rosewood and is of the carved Rococo Victorian style. Note the elaborate carvings on the legs and music rack. This piano is being restored to like-new condition, inside and out. The delicate “harp like” tone of these square pianos is truly one of the loveliest sounds one can experience!
Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired. Thousands of song titles are available.

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