Mathushek Cottage Size Upright Piano

Frederick Mathushek was one of the most celebrated innovators in American piano history. His designs and patents changed piano building forever, and his instruments, although rare, are considered some of the finest pianos ever built.

$18,000 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
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1874
LENGTH: N/A
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Pending Restoration
DESCRIPTION

 This piano was built by the famous Mathushek Piano Company of New Haven, CT in 1874. Mathushek was known for building exceptionally high quality, expensive pianos…he was one of the finest innovators of his time. This piano is a rare “Cottage Size” upright which was originally intended for small homes and cottages.  It is made of beautifully carved Brazilian Rosewood under the old dark finish and will be stunning after restoration. Note the heavily carved legs, molding, grills, etc.  You simply can’t get craftsmanship like this in pianos built today!

This piano will be restored to like-new condition, inside and out.  After restoration, it will rival the tone and touch of the finest new upright piano available on today’s market.  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. More than 10,000 song titles are available!

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19th Century Illustarted sales and promotional catalog for the Mathushek Piano Company, circa 1871
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Early 20th Century Mathushek Spinet Grand Catalog, Circa 1936
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Mathushek & Son Illustrated Piano Catalog, Circa 1905
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