Steinway & Sons Model C Rosewood Concert Grand Piano

This beautiful vintage Steinway is a superb example of what would be found on America’s concert states during the late 19th Century

$85,000
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
For Sale
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1879
LENGTH: 7 feet, 2 inches
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Restored
DESCRIPTION

The Steinway Model “C” was once one of the most popular and desirable models in the Steinway line. The Model “C”, also known as “Style 3” on earlier instruments, was the second largest Concert Grand piano Steinway produced during the late 19th and early 20th Century. It was known for its incredible power and volume and was widely used on the concert stages of its day. The Model “C” was discontinued in 1936 in favor of the more popular and slightly smaller Model “B” Semi-Concert Grand. Today, the Model “C” is one of the most desirable instruments ever built.

This is a rare Steinway & Sons “Model C” made of beautiful Brazilian Rosewood in the Empire Revival Victorian style. The instrument features beautifully turned and fluted legs with carved music rack and pedal lyre. This lovely piano has an overall formal and elegant appearance. It has been restored to perfection, inside and out, and is concert ready.

Please see this recent article in order to get a better understanding about the Antique Piano Shop approach to restoring these vintage Steinway pianos: http://www.worthpoint.com/blog-entry/investing-steinway-piano-sale-worth-price

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.

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