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1917 Steinway Model A-3 Grand Piano | Ebony – Fully Restored

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Steinway & Sons Model A-III Grand Piano | Fully Restored – Satin Ebony w/ Mahogany Inner Rim

Considered one of the finest scale designs ever produced by Steinway & Sons, the Model A-3 Grand Piano has become the preferred choice of numerous high-level pianists and technicians. Steinway Model A-3 #186423 was built in 1917 at the New York Steinway Factory. The A-3 design is the pinnacle of Steinway’s Parlor Grand development. Crafted only for a select number of years amid the ‘golden age’ of piano manufacturing, this piano is a powerful, yet equally delicate instrument. This 1917 Steinway Parlor Grand Piano has been fully rebuilt and is ready for your careful consideration.

The Model A-3 was first made in 1913 and these instruments measure 6’4 1/2″ in length making them substantially larger than their Model A-1 or A-2 brethren. (The recently re-introduced Model A is the smaller 6’2″ Model A-2 design.) Extra length combined with an advanced scale design make these rare instruments highly prized and comparable to a larger Steinway Model B. Model A-3 #186423 features a modern styled square arm cabinet. The cabinet has been expertly refinished in a closed pore, satin ebony lacquer with an African Flame Mahogany inner rim. The case rests on window pane, spade style legs with nickel plated casters which match the rest of the piano’s nickel hardware.

 

Our piano technicians have spent the time and effort needed to turn this piano into a true concert level instrument. The piano’s action has been fully rebuilt with new parts. This includes new dimensionally correct Renner wippens (repetitions) and new hammers, shanks and flanges. The piano boasts a full, electrifying quality of tone. Coupled with a responsive, smooth touch, this piano is a stunning example of the capabilities of vintage Steinway Grand Pianos.

The belly of the piano has been fully rebuilt with a new solid spruce soundboard, a custom fitted hard maple pinblock and much more. The piano’s keyboard features restored ebony sharps and new acrylic keytops. Steinway Model A3 #186423 was found to be a great candidate for a full restoration and exemplifies the qualities expected of a golden era grand piano.

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FULL RESTORATION INCLUDES

  • New solid spruce soundboard
  • New custom fitted hard rock maple Durablock pinblock
  • New premium quality music wire
  • Premium quality custom made soft copper bass strings
  • Klinke Diamond blued tuning pins
  • New Laoureux damper felts & refinished damper heads
  • Fully restored damper back action
  • New premium keytops & restored ebony sharps
  • New Renner wippens (repetitions)
  • New premium hammers, new shanks & flanges
  • Premium closed pore, hand rubbed satin ebony finish
  • Re-plated original nickel 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 Caliber Craftsmanship | Inspiring Results

Considered to be the ‘golden age’ of piano manufacturing, the pre-WWII era saw hundreds of piano makers competing to provide their clients with the very finest instruments possible. Leading that way was Steinway & Sons. Vintage Steinway pianos are considered by many to be the highest level of pianos ever made. Here at Chupp’s Piano Service, we are proud to do our part to continue that legacy of craftsmanship. Founded in 1975 by Master Piano Technician Dennis Chupp, we have focused on the rebuilding of concert level instruments for over forty years. Our team of piano technicians and rebuilders are experts at tailoring each of our premium rebuilt pianos to meet your specific tastes and playing preferences.

We truly believe that when you play our rebuilt pianos that the quality of our craftsmanship, speaks for itself. Pianos are meant to inspire and we have found that the art of piano rebuilding is true art you can hear, see and feel! Once fully rebuilt, this fine instrument will embody the excellent value, performance, and quality expected of a vintage Steinway grand piano.

Contact us today for a private selection appointment by emailing us or calling us at 1-888-831-5820. We invite you to tour our Northern Indiana rebuilding facility to view our work and to visit our piano showroom to play our finished and original condition pianos. We feature a selection of Steinway Grand Pianos that is uncommonly large alongside vintage Mason & Hamlin, pre-owned Yamaha, and new Kawai pianos. We look forward to answering any questions you might have and helping you find the piano of your dreams!

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Over Four Decades of Expert Piano Service

Founded 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.
  • 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 Difference

A family owned and operated business, Chupp’s Piano Service 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!

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