1903 Steinway & Sons Model A-2 Grand Piano #109789 | Satin Ebony
Measuring approx. 6’2″ in length, the Steinway & Sons Model A, Style II Grand Piano has long been a coveted musical instrument. These parlor grand pianos were first built in New York during the late 19th and early 20th century and later were re-introduced in 2005.
Steinway & Sons Model A-II Grand Piano #109789 was built in 1903 at the New York Steinway Factory and was restored by us here at Chupp’s Piano Service. This parlor grand piano features a round arm cabinet with double moldings along the base of the case. The piano sits on Victorian Ice Cream Cone style legs and features a carved pedal lyre. The cabinet was refinished in a rich satin ebony lacquer and has been freshly hand rubbed by our piano refinishers.
The piano’s action was fully rebuilt with new dimensionally correct parts. This includes new German Renner wippens and new hammers, shanks, and flanges. Exacting action regulation and voicing has been completed to ensure a light, responsive touch and rich, full, Steinway quality of tone. The keyboard features the original ivory keytops which have been restored.
The piano was restrung with premium quality music wire and copper wound bass strings. These strings were coiled to nickel plated tuning pins and driven into a new custom fitted hard maple pinblock. A new soundboard of the highest quality spruce has been fabricated and custom fitted to the case. This produces optimal tone and stability. Serving as the structural backbone of the piano, the cast iron plate has been expertly re-bronzed. The brass hardware has been restored and this art case piano looks as stunning as it sounds.
The Best of the Best – The Highest in Craftsmanship
The late 19th and early 20th century saw the ‘golden age’ of piano making reach its peak. Hundreds of piano companies competed to build the finest pianos possible. Pre-WWII era Steinway pianos are the epitome of the craftsmanship that has made the Steinway name so legendary. Here at Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. our restoration work is focused on returning each vintage piano to a concert level of performance. For over forty years we have brought new life to a countless number of historic grand pianos. This particular Steinway Model A-3 stands as a stunning example of historic Steinway & Sons factory quality.
As piano rebuilding specialists we specialize in the full restoration of vintage Steinway, Mason & Hamlin, Baldwin and other fine makes of pianos. We are also an authorized Kawai piano dealer offering Kawai grand, upright and digital pianos. Located in the heart of Northern Indiana, we are conveniently located between Chicago, Detroit, and Fort Wayne. Our work is of the finest quality and we are confident that our pianos speak for themselves! Contact us today for more information and to set up a private selection appointment. [Toll-free: 1-888-831-5820.]
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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!