1938 Steinway Model A-3 Grand Piano #290887 | Polished Ebony – RestoredSteinway & 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 only for a select number of years amid the ‘golden age’ of piano manufacturing, this piano is a powerful, yet equally delicate instrument. When rebuilt and properly regulated and voiced, these powerful instruments are on par with even the best Steinway Model B Grands.
Built in 1938, New York Steinway Model A-III #290887 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 gorgeous high polished ebony polyurethane. This beautiful finish contrasts with the restored, original brass hardware. The piano’s action has been fully rebuilt with all new action parts. New German Renner wippens, shanks, and flanges along with New York Steinway Hammer heads are combined for high responsiveness and tonal performance. The piano features a restored, original 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 in order to produce the finest quality of 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.
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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.]
“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
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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!
This Steinway & Sons Model A-III Grand Piano is a beautiful, restored instrument. Measuring 6'4 1/2" in length, this powerful piano has been fully rebuilt by our expert piano technicians.This instrument features a new solid spruce soundboard, a new custom fitted pinblock, a fully rebuilt action with German Renner parts and much more. The piano's action has been fully rebuilt with highest quality parts. Action regulated and concert level tone regulation has been performed for Steinway quality tone and touch. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. This piano was recently sold to a local couple.
Hamburg Steinway Grand Pianos are beloved for their distinctive tone and incredibly high quality of workmanship. Built in 1911, this Model D Concert Grand was built at Steinway's Hamburg factory and is a perfect example of historic 'golden era' Steinway quality. Fully restored, this piano features a new solid spruce soundboard, fully rebuilt action, original ivory keytops and much more. This piano’s art case cabinet is in a figured Brazilian Rosewood veneer that is sure to make it a visual and musical centerpiece in any room it is placed in. This piano was sold to a private client in Japan.
Steinway Model A3 Grand Pianos have long been considered to feature one of the finest scale designs ever crafted by the Steinway & Sons company. Steinway Model A3 #188826 was built in 1917, during the height of the golden era of the piano industry. This 6' 4 1/2" 'Stretch A' features a very rare and unique Quarter Sawn Oak cabinet. This instrument has been fully rebuilt to top concert standards with a new solid spruce soundboard, custom fitted pinblock, German Renner action parts and much more. It is a simply stunning instrument and it is ready to play in our facility today. Steinway Model A3 #188826 is one of three exceptionally rare instruments featuring Quartersawn Oak that we have or are in the process of having fully rebuilt. Have questions? Get in contact with us today! This piano has been sold to a client in Marysville, Ohio.
Steinway Model B Grand Pianos have long been considered to be the 'perfect piano.' This wonderful art case Steinway is no exception! Steinway Model B #87751 was built in 1896, during the height of the golden era of piano manufacturing. This Victorian style parlor grand features beautiful hand carved details including flowerpot legs and a filigreed music desk. This fully rebuilt grand piano has a new solid spruce soundboard, custom fitted pinblock, Steinway action parts and much more. This exquisite, concert level grand piano is a fine example of both historic Steinway quality and the high caliber of work we do here at Chupp's Piano Service. Have questions? Get in contact with us today! Pictured with an optional Jansen Artists Bench. This piano has been sold to a client in Troy, Michigan and will have a state of the art QRS PNOmation3 Player Piano System installed.
Mason & Hamlin Model AA #34630 was built in 1926 at the company's factory in Boston. Measuring 6'2" in length, this instrument is a living example of 'golden age' piano craftsmanship. Featuring an expertly refinished satin ebony cabinet, a fully rebuilt action, and a new solid spruce soundboard, this instrument features a full, powerful tone and a responsive touch. This piano is one of several concert level Mason & Hamlin Grands we have available today. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. This piano has been sold to a client in Indianapolis, Indiana. [Interested in a restored Mason & Hamlin Model AA? View #41019 here. ]
In excellent, 'like new' condition, this Yamaha C-1 Grand Piano is a fine example of the high quality that has made 'Yamaha' synonymous with premier instruments. Measuring 5'3" in length, this C-Series instrument was very well taken care of in a home environment. Our expert piano techs have gone through the action and polished the cabinet to ensure fine performance and a beautiful look. This high-level Yamaha could easily be mistaken for a brand new piano! Includes free local ground floor delivery and the matching, spade leg duet bench. This piano has been sold to a client in Illinois.
Built in 1917 at the New York Steinway & Sons Factory, Model A-3 #186423 measures 6'4 1/2" in length. Representing the finest in 'golden era' piano craftsmanship, this 'stretch A' grand piano has been fully rebuilt. The square arm cabinet has been refinished in satin ebony with a flamed mahogany inner rim. Restoration includes a new solid spruce soundboard, new custom fitted pinblock, a fully rebuilt action, a closed pore refinished cabinet and much more. Contact us today for more information on this or any other piano we have in our facility!
This Steinway & Sons Model A, Style II Grand Piano is in an expertly crafted Louis XV Rococo case style. The art case cabinet is in a beautiful cut of mahogany with a richly detailed grain. Built during the golden era of Steinway Factory quality, this rare 6'2" instrument has undergone an extensive piano restoration process. Featuring a stunning art case/crown jewel style cabinet, a new solid spruce soundboard, custom fitted hard maple pinblock and a fully rebuilt action, this instrument is of concert-level quality. The piano’s action has been fully regulated and tone regulation has been performed. This piano truly is a work of art both visually and as a world-class musical instrument. [Get in touch with us to set up an appointment to see and play this piano for yourself.] This piano will include a matching, vintage Steinway Louis XV Style hard-top bench. This piano has been sold.
Steinway Model A-3 #247003 was built in 1926 at the New York Steinway & Sons Factory. This 6'4 1/2" Grand Piano is a beautiful example of historic Steinway & Sons Factory quality. This instrument was restored in the early 2000s by Steve Schmidt and his business "The Piano People", located in Champaign, IL. [Contact us today for more about this instrument.]
This Steinway & Sons Model A, Style II Grand Piano is a fine example of historic Steinway Factory quality. The art case cabinet features a detailed flame mahogany veneer. Built during the golden era of piano-making, this rare 6'2" instrument has undergone an extensive piano restoration process. Featuring a stunning art case/crown jewel style cabinet, a new solid spruce soundboard, custom-fitted hard maple pinblock, and a fully rebuilt action, this instrument is of concert-level quality. The piano’s action has been fully regulated and tone regulation has been performed. This piano truly is a work of art both visually and as a world-class musical instrument.