Mathushek “Medium” Model Square Grand Piano

The “Medium” is the least common of the three sizes of square grand pianos produced by the Mathushek Piano Company.

$35,000 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: 1873
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

Built by the Mathushek Piano Company of New Haven, CT, this model is known as the “Medium” Square Grand Piano.  Mathushek produced three sizes of square pianos.  The “Colibri” was the smallest, followed by the “Medium”, and the largest size was the “Orchestral”.  Surviving instruments seem to indicate that the “Medium” model was built in far fewer numbers than the “Colibri” and the “Orchestral”, making the “Medium” model quite rare today.

Mathushek was known for getting the largest tone out of the smallest space, and the tone quality of their square pianos is very impressive.  This lovely instrument is made of Brazilian Rosewood and is of the Rococo Victorian style.  Note the heavily carved scalloping around the edges of the case, as well as an ornate grilled music rack.

This piano is being restored to like new condition, inside and out.  Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired.

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