Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano | Satin Ebony #231416 – 1925
Long considered to be among the world’s most perfect pianos, the Steinway & Sons Model B continues to be the preferred piano for numerous concert artists, institutions, and piano aficionados. Measuring 6’11” in length, these powerful pianos exhibit the very best of quality craftsmanship and piano design. Steinway Model B Grand Pianos are a common and welcome sight in countless performance and highest level practice environments.
According to Steinway Factory records, this piano was completed on March 20th, 1925. Manufactured during the height of the piano industry’s ‘golden age’, Steinway Model B #231416 has undergone an exacting rebuilding process to return it to its rightful, concert-ready status. The piano’s action has been fully rebuilt with new, highest quality parts. This includes German Renner wippens and new hammers, shanks, and flanges. The action has been fully regulated and voiced by our technicians. New premium music wire and custom copper wound bass strings have been coiled to blued Klinke tuning pins. A new custom-fitted pinblock made of hard rock maple has been installed as well as a new close-grained, solid spruce soundboard for optimum quality of tone.
The massive cast iron plate, the backbone of the piano, has been expertly re-bronzed and hand-lettered. The cabinet has been refinished in multiple coats of hand-rubbed nitrocellulose lacquer. This full-filled finish has been rubbed out to a beautiful satin sheen. The original hardware has been nickel plated and a matching fallboard logo decal has been embedded into the lacquer. Combining visual beauty with an awe-inspiring quality of tone, this Steinway Model B truly lives up to the nickname of ‘the perfect piano.’
Steinway Model B #231416 features a warm and clear tone with a dark bass section, combined with a sought-after clarity in the tenor and treble. The piano’s action has been weighed off to correct, concert standards. This ensures a responsive, performance-level touch. Expert regulation and voicing have been completed by our piano technicians. This ensures that this piano performs at the level expected of a piano bearing the name of ‘Steinway.’ This is among the very best Model B grand pianos we have available at our facilities today.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 Laoureux damper felts & refinished damper heads
- New premium keytops & restored ebony sharps
- Fully restored damper back action
- New German Renner wippens,
- New natural felt 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
Since its introduction, the Steinway Model B has built a well-deserved reputation as a powerful instrument capable of both force and nuance. It is no surprise that we have seen continued demand for these amazing, vintage pianos! View our inventory for all of the Steinway Model B Grand Pianos we have for sale.
Specializing in Fine Vintage Grand Piano Restoration
Pre-WWII Steinway Grand Pianos were built during what many consider to be the ‘golden age.’ Some of the finest pianos ever manufactured were built during this period. Artists and Steinway aficionados continue to prefer these beautifully restored instruments.
Founded in 1975 by Master Piano Technician Dennis Chupp, Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. proudly specializes in the fine rebuilding of vintage grand pianos. With a focus on the piano as a musical instrument foremost in mind, we spend many extra hours beyond the norm, completing detailed action and tone regulation. These processes ensure that our vintage restored pianos perform at the level expected of even the most discriminating artist. Over our four decades in the rebuilding industry, we have rebuilt and restored many Model B Grand Pianos for many concert artists, venues, and pianists around the country. The Model B has endured as one of the finest piano designs ever produced by a piano maker. We understand the nuances and exacting precision needed to ensure a piano that is truly tailor-made for your tastes and playing preferences.
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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!