1915 Steinway Model A-3 Grand Piano #170293| Satin Ebony – Restored
Steinway & Sons has created and crafted many well-loved pianos over their long and storied history. The Model A-III ‘Stretch A’ is (in our opinion) one of the finest they ever produced. Measuring approx. 6′ 4 1/2″ in length, the Model A, Style III is longer than the Model A, Style II that is currently manufactured.
Crafted for only a select number of years during the ‘golden age’ of piano manufacturing, this piano is a powerful, yet equally delicate instrument. When rebuilt, properly regulated, and voiced, these powerful pianos are on par with even the best Steinway Model B Grands. Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. is pleased to offer a selection of premium restored Steinway & Sons pianos – and this includes a number of Model A parlor grands. Our extensive piano rebuilding process brings out the best that these iconic instruments can be and ensures a true Steinway level of tone and touch.
Leaving the factory in 1915, New York Steinway Model A-III #170293 has been expertly rebuilt and stands ready for your consideration. This instrument is in a traditional square arm style cabinet resting on tapered, spade legs. The cabinet has been expertly refinished in a hand-rubbed, satin ebony lacquer and boasts restored nickel-plated hardware. The piano’s action has been fully rebuilt with all new action parts. New German Renner wippens, along with genuine Steinway & Sons shanks, and flanges featuring with Steinway & Sons factory hammers are combined for high responsiveness and excellent tonal performance. The piano features a new damper back action. The original keysticks have been restored and recapped with new premium keytops. The action has been fully regulated, voiced, and weighed off. This process has created a piano that boasts a rich, deep bass section and an overall quality of tone that sings with much power and musicality!
New premium music wire and custom copper wound bass strings are coiled to blued Klinke tuning pins. A new hard maple pinblock provides optimum tuning stability and a new solid spruce soundboard has been fitted to produce the finest tone. The backbone of the piano, the cast iron plate, has been expertly re-bronzed. The raised plate lettering has been hand detailed. We are confident that this instrument is suitable for any institution, performance venue, or pianist.Contact us for additional information
FULL RESTORATION INCLUDES
- New custom-fitted solid spruce soundboard
- New hard rock maple pinblock
- New Mapes International Gold music wire
- Klinke Diamond blued tuning pins
- Premium quality custom-made soft copper bass strings
- New damper felts & refinished damper heads
- New premium keytops & restored ebony sharps
- New damper back action
- New German Renner wippens,
- New Steinway & Sons Hammers
- New Steinway & Sons shanks & flanges
- Premium closed pore, hand-rubbed cabinet finish
- Satin Ebony lacquer finish
- Restored original brass hardware
- Re-bronzed and hand-lettered original plate
- Plate floated to obtain proper down bearing
- Full concert action regulation
- Concert level tone regulation/voicing
- Action weighed off to concert specifications
High-Level Piano Restoration, Sales & Service Since 1975
The late 19th and early 20th centuries 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.]
“The Steinway I bought from you is a magnificent instrument. Every single detail is amazing – warm and deep tone color, sensitive pedals, and the action – the heart of the piano, is capable of creating a great diversity of timbre. My technician also speaks highly of my piano!” – – Solungga Liu, DMA – Associate Professor of Piano, Bowling Green State University
Additional Piano Services
Piano Life Saver System Installation.
Chupp’s Piano Service is an authorized and recommended installer for the Piano Life Saver System from Dampp Chaser. This advanced system is a combined humidifier and de-humidifier. The Piano Life Saver System constantly monitors the humidity level and makes micro-adjustments to ensure a stable environment for your prized instrument. We feel these systems to be essential, especially for pianos that are subjected to institutional level use or major swings in climate. Here at Chupp’s Piano Service, we have utilized these systems for years and we highly recommend you protect your priceless piano with one of these affordable systems.
Jansen Artist Benches
We are pleased to carry Jansen Artist Piano Benches, the highest quality music benches available today. Constructed of the finest materials here in the United States you will not find a higher quality, more durable product. We can provide you with a bench that matches your piano with multiple leg styles and a wide selection of finishes to select from. These benches come with either a high-quality vinyl top or premium leather upholstery.
Player Piano System Installation
We proudly offer the latest in player piano advancement – live music at the click of a button! Our player piano systems store the music onboard, which eliminates the need for unsightly control boxes and stacks of discs. These systems are controlled by any WiFi capable device and are virtually invisible when installed on your piano! Vast music libraries featuring music from artists ranging from Elton John to Sergei Rachmaninoff can be upgraded and expanded at any time. Over our four plus decades in business, we have installed and maintained countless pianos with player systems installed including PNOmation and PianoDisc. [Click here to learn more.]
Custom Action Regulation
Our piano technicians are true experts in the art of action and tone regulation. We can adjust the action to ensure that it meets your personal playing preferences. We can utilize Genuine Steinway, German Renner or any other quality action parts you wish to use. Whether you desire a light or heavy touch or a bright or more mellow tone, we can craft the playing experience that is right for you. [Learn more about the process here.]
Cross Country Piano Moving & Delivery
Moving a piano requires expert care and attention to detail. With a typical piano weighing hundreds of pounds, it is essential that you hire experts to move your prized instrument. Chupp’s Piano Moving utilizes specialized equipment so your piano is moved and delivered safely and securely. Unlike regular furniture movers, we are piano professionals that understand how to safely and quickly move your piano. We partner with the most trusted movers in the industry to ensure you receive your dream piano no matter where you live! From local clients mere minutes away to customers in Japan and Dubai, our pianos have been delivered the world over. Distance is not an issue!
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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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SOLD: 1924 Steinway Model D Concert Grand Piano | Ebony – Restored
This fully restored, concert ready Steinway & Sons Model D Grand Piano features legendary Steinway quality tone and a smooth, fully regulated action. Features a new solid spruce soundboard, a new custom fitted pinblock, a fully rebuilt action and much more. This instrument is perfect for your home or high-level professional setting. This is one of several vintage Model D Concert Grands that we have recently had the pleasure of fully rebuilding.
Sold: 1914 Steinway Hamburg Model D Grand Piano | Rosewood
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SOLD: 1880 Steinway Square Grand Piano Style 1 (New) | Rosewood – Restored
Square Grand Pianos are an important part of modern piano development. Square Grands were incredibly popular during the 18th and 19th centuries and a vast number of them were sold. Mechanically different than modern pianos of today, these instruments contributed a number of advancements that are still in use today. Steinway Square #41991 was delivered to a Brooklyn, New York client in 1880. Fully restored and refinished, this rosewood piano is a wonderful living example of an important piece in the development of today's modern instruments. This piano was sold to a client in Georgia. If you are interested in a square grand piano like this, please get in touch with us today.
SOLD: 1927 Mason & Hamlin Model BB Grand Piano | Ebony – Undergoing Restoration
Mason & Hamlin Model BB Grand Piano #36328 was built in 1927. Measuring just under seven feet in length this semi-concert grand piano is in very good original condition. Larger than the comparable Steinway Model B, this grand piano is a lasting example of American piano quality. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. After evaluating this instrument, we have selected this piano for a full restoration. Post-restoration price is pending. Contact us today for more about this instrument.
SOLD: 1924 Steinway Model M Grand Piano | Ebony – Restored
Steinway & Sons Model M #227953 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1924. Measuring 5'7" in length this 'baby grand' is a living example of historic Steinway quality. Featuring an expertly refinished ebony cabinet, restored original ivory keytops, a fully rebuilt action, and a new solid spruce soundboard, this instrument is a wonderful testament to golden era Steinway craftsmanship. This piano has been fully restored and is one of the finest Model M Grand Pianos we have offered for sale in years. You will fall in love with this piano's lovely quality of tone and touch! Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. This piano was sold to a happy client in Sioux Falls, SD. [Contact us today for more about this or any other instrument.]
SOLD: 2000 Yamaha C-1 Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Like New
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SOLD: 1925 Steinway Model B Grand Piano | Satin Ebony – Fully Restored
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SOLD: 1938 Steinway Model A-III Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Restored
Steinway Model A-3 #290887 was manufactured in 1938 at the New York-based Steinway & Sons Factory. Fully rebuilt by our expert piano specialists, this instrument features a new solid spruce soundboard, a new hard maple pinblock, a fully rebuilt action, and much more. Encased in a deep polished ebony finish, this instrument is a true feast for the ears and the eyes. Contact us today for more information on this or any other piano we have for sale.