SOLD: 1984 Steinway Model B Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Restored

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1984 Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – #489161

Measuring just under seven feet in length, Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Pianos have grown to become beloved the world over. Some even call it the ‘perfect piano’ due to the beautifully balanced performance a ‘seven-foot’ piano provides. Steinway Model B Grands are selected by professional and amateur pianists alike as their personal practice pianos. It is not uncommon to see these pianos gracing concert stages as well! These instruments were first introduced in 1878 and production has been consistent since that date at both the Hamburg and New York Steinway Factories.

Steinway Model B #489161 was built in 1984 at the Steinway & Sons Factory in New York. The traditional square-arm cabinet has been refinished in a rich, durable, polished ebony polyester. The instrument rests on spade-style legs that terminate in solid brass casters. The classic contrast of the high gloss ebony cabinet with rich brass hardware is a combination that goes with virtually any decor!

Upon our standard, initial inspection of any piano chosen for restoration, we found that the piano had actually received a new action! A few years ago, the entire action was replaced with a full, genuine German Renner action. (Renner has long made action parts for coveted Hamburg Steinways, and is the company is now owned by Steinway Musical Instruments.) It is evident that the new action received very little use after its installation. This action is in virtually like-new condition and has been fully regulated and voiced by our expert piano technicians. The piano’s damper back-action has been restored and the damper heads have been refinished with new damper felts affixed.

The original Steinway Factory spruce soundboard has been expertly retained and restored and the original hard maple pinblock holds the new, blued tuning pins tightly and securely for a stable tune. Expertly regulated and voiced, this piano boasts the wonderfully responsive touch and powerful tone that aficionados have come to expect from concert-level Steinway pianos. The massive cast iron plate, the backbone of the piano, has been expertly re-bronzed and hand-lettered. The original hardware has been restored 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.’

“The Instrument of the Immortals” – Past Steinway & Sons Slogan

For those looking for a truly grand piano for home, recording studio, serious practice, or your professional venue, this Model B may just be ‘the perfect piano.’ Steinway B #489161 is every bit as lovely as the model’s reputation indicates. We invite you to get in touch with us and visit our facilities to experience this, and many other pianos in person. Our combination Piano Rebuilding Facility and Showroom is conveniently located in New Paris, Indiana. We continue to assist collectors, pianists, and institutions in the discovery of their dream pianos. If you desire the best in the quality of craftsmanship and tone, look no further than Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc.

Piano Restoration & Sales | Continuing the Golden Era of Piano Craftsmanship

Throughout history, the piano has reigned as the king of musical instruments. Here at Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. we are proud to carry on a tradition of exacting quality. We strive to exceed the industry norm, ensuring that each piano we work on represents the very finest level of touch and tone. The ‘golden era’ of the piano is alive and well in our piano rebuilding facility!

As the Midwest’s leading supplier of premium grand pianos, we have a large selection of Steinway & Sons instruments for sale in both fully rebuilt and original condition. We also feature a selection of vintage Mason & Hamlin grand pianos and we are an authorized new Kawai piano dealer. Our showroom also includes a number of pre-owned Yamaha instruments. Contact us today for more information and to set up a private selection appointment. [Toll-free: 1-888-831-5820.]

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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.
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