Rare Dubois & Seabury Square Grand Piano

Beautiful Empire Revival Dubois & Seabury Square Piano In Exotic Flame Mahogany Wood

$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
YEAR: 1844
FINISH: Exotic Flame Mahogany
STATUS: Pending Restoration

William Dubois was one of the most renowned American piano manufacturers of the 19thCentury.  William Dubois built pianos under his own name until 1843 when he went into partnership with Charles Seabury to form the firm of “Dubois & Seabury”.  The partnership of Dubois & Seabury was dissolved a year later in 1844.  Pianos by Dubois & Seabury were built for only one short year.  Surviving instruments by Dubois & Seabury are exceedingly rare today.      

This piano is made of beautiful exotic grand mahogany wood (often referred to as “flame mahogany” or “crotch mahogany”) and is of the Empire Revival Victorian style.

This piano will be restored to like-new condition, inside and out, with a historical perspective in mind.  Unlike the harsh tone so often heard on new pianos, these antique square grand pianos have a softer, “harp-like” sound quality which is very pleasing to the ear. 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!