1926 Mason & Hamlin Model AA Grand Piano #34630 | Satin Ebony – Restored
Founded in 1854, the Mason & Hamlin Piano Company is one of only a few American piano manufacturers still in operation today. Based in Haverhill, Massachusetts the company continues to be a leader in exceptional quality and innovation. The historic Model AA measures 6’2” in length. (Comparable in length to the Steinway & Sons Model A Grand Pianos.) Mason & Hamlin instruments are legendary for their incredibly solid build and powerful tone. The uncommonly thick hard rock maple rim design is combined with the unique Mason & Hamlin Tension Resonator which ensures permanence – proven to stand the tests of time and use. All combined, this Crown Retention System helps to lend stability and longevity to the piano’s structure and supports the production of a strong, pure tone.
Fully Restored to Concert Level Standards
This ‘golden age’ instrument features a round arm case with octagonal legs resting in brass ferrules. The satin ebony cabinet has been expertly refinished in a closed pore, hand rubbed lacquer. The cast iron plate has been re-bronzed and hand-lettered and the natural damper blocks have been refinished. The action has been fully rebuilt utilizing new German Renner wippens, and the finest quality new hammers, shanks, and flanges. Our piano technicians have spent many hours regulating and adjusting the action to ensure a responsive touch. Expert tone regulation/voicing has been performed to ensure a full, pleasing quality of tone. The keyboard has been weighed off to proper specifications to create the perfect down and up weight. We spend hours beyond the industry norm, ensuring that the touch and tone of the piano meet the high standards expected of vintage Mason & Hamlin instruments.
The keyboard features new German Kluge keytops and restored original ebony sharps on the original key sticks. A new premium solid spruce soundboard and bridge caps have been installed along with a new custom fitted pinblock. The result of this work is a stable, concert level instrument that is ready to serve for countless decades to come.
Golden Era Piano Craftsmanship
Mason & Hamlin AA #34630 is a prime example of the high caliber of work that was once standard throughout the piano industry. This vintage piano features a tone that is incredibly full and broad with a responsive action that is a pleasure to play. This instrument features the truly ‘American’ sound that golden age piano aficionados crave. The Model AA is a distinctive and elegant piano that features a dynamic range and quality of tone that is incredibly wide and lush. Properly rebuilt Mason & Hamlin AA Grands are some of the finest instruments ever crafted. It is rare to find a vintage Mason & Hamlin grand piano that has been so extensively restored.
Full Restoration Includes:
- New solid spruce soundboard & bridge caps
- New custom fitted hard maple pinblock
- New premium music wire, blued Klinke tuning pins
- Premium quality custom copper wound bass strings
- New Laoureux damper felts
- Refinished natural damper heads
- New German Renner wippens, new hammers, shanks & flanges.
- New premium German Kluge keytops
- Re-bronzed and hand-lettered plate
- Fully restored damper back action
- Full concert action regulation
- Concert level tone regulation/voicing
- Action weighed off to proper specifications
- Closed pore, hand rubbed satin ebony finish
- Fully restored and ready in our facility
Mason & Hamlin Pianos | Since 1854
Today, the Mason & Hamlin name has begun to make a well-deserved comeback. Saved from financial hardship in 1996 by Burgett, Inc., Mason & Hamlin pianos have returned to their rightful place as worldwide respected instruments. With the continued popularity of new Mason & Hamlin instruments, more attention is being paid to the restoration of the company’s golden era pianos. Along with Steinway & Sons, Mason & Hamlin continues to represent the best of historic craftsmanship and American made piano quality. Mason & Hamlin instruments are one of the only other makers we choose to sit beside our fully rebuilt Steinways!
Founded in 1975 by Master Piano Technician Dennis Chupp, Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. specializes in the art of premium piano restoration and rebuilding. Our fully rebuilt instruments grace the stages of numerous concert venues, university performance halls and the homes of private pianists across the nation. Our facilities in Northern Indiana feature a large selection of fully restored Steinway and Mason & Hamlin grand pianos. For over forty years we have proudly done our part to continue the high caliber of craftsmanship that was standard during the golden age of the piano. We are pleased to open up our showroom for private selection appointments to allow you to select the vintage piano that is the right fit for you.
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Over Four Decades of Expert Piano ServiceFounded in 1975 by Master Piano Technician Dennis Chupp, Chupp's Piano Service, Inc. has been serving the piano needs of the music community around the world for over forty years. Specializing in premium restored Steinway & Sons, new Kawai, vintage Mason & Hamlin and pre-owned Yamaha pianos, Chupp's Piano Service is a full-service piano business.
- Over 2,000 Vintage Steinway pianos sold.
- Multiple pianos provided to concert venues and universities.
- A wide selection of premium restored Steinway grand pianos for sale.
- Full piano restoration services
- Piano moving, concert-level regulation, piano tuning, and more.
The Chupp's Pianos DifferenceA family-owned and operated business, Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. has the experience and dedication needed to ensure the highest caliber of work. Whether you need your piano tuned, fully rebuilt, or are in the market to purchase your dream instrument, look no further than Chupp’s Pianos. Our premium Steinway Piano Restorations show our commitment to craftsmanship and utilize the best techniques. We are ready to serve your piano needs! For more information contact us today. We are happy to assist!
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Modern Style Cabinet in Rare Brazilian Rosewood
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