J & C Fischer Victorian Square Grand Piano

J & C Fischer was one of the largest and most successful piano manufacturers in New York during the 19th Century era

$30,000 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: 1879
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

The J & C Fischer Piano Company was one of the largest and most successful piano manufacturers in New York. The tone, quality and durability of Fischer pianos won the firm high praise for well over a century.
This piano was built by the J & C Fischer Piano Company in 1879, making it one of their later square grand models. The piano is made of Brazilian Rosewood, elegantly carved in the Rococo Victorian style with serpentine legs, carved music rack and pedal lyre. This is a rare 88-note square piano (most were only 85 notes), indicating the piano was one of the higher-grade, more expensive square grand models.
This piano is being restored to like-new condition, inside and out. A matching piano stool is included. Note that even though the piano is a “Fischer” brand, a previous refinisher has inadvertently applied a “Steinway” decal to the front of the piano! This will be replaced with a historically correct “Fischer” decal during restoration.
If desired, this piano can be equipped with the Pianomation player system, and can play by itself by streaming music live on an iPod, computer, iPad, etc.

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