New England Olive Upright Piano

Stunning cottage size New England Victorian upright piano in rare Olive wood.

$17,500 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: 1896
FINISH: Olive Wood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This is a stunning cottage size Victorian upright piano built by the New England Piano Company of Boston in 1895. Established as the New England Organ and Piano Company in 1871, this company had a reputation for making lavishly carved upright pianos and pump organs prior to the 20th Century. This piano is unique in that it is made of real Olive wood, and has unusual ornate copper panels depicting angels and flowers. The effect is absolutely stunning! Note the original sales catalogs description and photo (see photos). It is a bit smaller than the average upright piano, ideal for someone with limited space. This piano is being restored and refinished to like new condition, and it sounds as good as it looks. It comes with an original matching stool, and it can be equipped with computerized player mechanisms if desired.

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New England Catalog 1891
Illustrated sales catalog for the New England Piano Company, circa 1890
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