Knabe Louis XV Baby Grand Piano

During this era, Knabe the official piano of the Metropolitan Opera. Their pianos were known for having a sweet and harmonious tone that was ideal for vocal accompaniment.

$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: 1928
LENGTH: 5 feet, 1 inches
FINISH: Walnut
STATUS: Pending Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This is a very rare, very desirable Knabe Louis XV style parlor grand piano from the late 1920’s, the height of piano production in America. Knabe was the official piano of the Metropolitan Opera for many years, and their pianos were famous for having rich, deep tones that were desirable for vocal accompaniment. This piano is made of beautiful walnut wood, and has unusually carved legs, lyre, and music rack. This era is known has being the prime era for Knabe, and these pre-depression Knabe grand pianos are some of the finest pianos ever made. This piano can be equipped with computerized player mechanisms if desired. An original matching bench is included.

RELATED INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA

Can you find your instrument listed in these antique catalogs?

Knabe Catalog 1870
Rare Victorian era illustrated sales catalog for William Knabe & Company circa 1870
Knabe Catalog 1911
Early 20th Century Illustrated Sales Catalog For William Knabe & Company Circa 1911
Knabe Catalog 1915
Early 20th Century Illustrated Sales Catalog For William Knabe & Company Circa 1911
Knabe Catalog 1923
Knabe Illustrated "Art Case" Catalog, Circa 1923