1887 Steinway & Sons Model C Semi-Concert Grand Piano | #60045
Victorian Cabinet in Brazilian Rosewood – Fully Restored
Steinway & Sons Model C Semi-Grand Pianos measure approx 7’5″ in length and are among the rarest of the larger Steinway Grand Pianos. Considered a ‘semi-concert grand, these instruments were first produced in New York between 1878 and 1905. These pianos continued to be produced in smaller, custom requested runs between 1906 and 1936 and they are still manufactured at the Steinway & Sons Factory in Hamburg. Steinway Model C #60045 was crafted in 1887 at the New York Steinway Factory. This rare, Art Case instrument features a round arm cabinet design with double narrow moldings around the case. It includes a detailed figured music desk with ‘new style’ fretwork, hand-carved Victorian flowerpot style legs with hidden casters, and a large box pedal lyre with carved pillars. This Steinway Model C is covered in a rich cut of Brazillian Rosewood and has been expertly brought to life with a close pore, hand-rubbed polished lacquer. Brazilian Rosewood is no longer used on newly constructed pianos, so finding an instrument with this veneer is truly a treat! The rich, vibrantly figured wood contrasts beautifully with the re-plated, original nickel hardware. This historic vintage piano stands ready to sing the next part of its story.
This is an absolutely stunning vintage instrument and it will surely be the centerpiece of any room it is placed in. The Victorian-style cabinet design speaks of a bygone era of luxury and dedication to craftsmanship. The rare Brazilian Rosewood veneer adds an immense level of depth and visual interest to an already impressive design. This piano is a true example of the golden age of piano craftsmanship and is an instrument of true, concert-level quality. The bold, elegant structure of this piano is matched by a powerful, Steinway quality of tone.
- New solid spruce soundboard & bridge caps
- New custom fitted hard maple pinblock
- New Renner wippens [repetitions]
- New Steinway Hamburg by Renner hammers, shanks & flanges
- New keytops and restored ebony sharps
- New Renner Back Action
- New German music wire, tuning pins
- Highest quality custom made bass strings
- Re-bronzed cast iron plate
- Hand detailed raised plate lettering
- Brazilian Rosewood cabinet
- Closed pore, hand rubbed satin lacquer finish
- Rare Victorian-style art case cabinet
- New damper felts, Refinished damper heads
- Action weighed off to custom specifications
- Concert action regulation
- Concert level tone regulation
A HISTORIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENT | EXPERT RESTORED
This fully rebuilt and refinished Steinway Model C Concert Grand is a wonderful example of the high quality that was standard during the golden age of piano manufacturing. It features a wide tonal range with a roaring bass supporting a bell-like treble section. The action is very quick and responsive, allowing the artist unparalleled control. This piano is truly worthy of bearing the Steinway name! Pre-WWII Steinway Pianos are considered to be some of the finest musical instruments ever produced. This dedication to high quality and innovation was what made the Steinway company a leader in the piano industry.
We are proud to carry on the tradition of lasting craftsmanship here at Chupp’s Piano Service. We are a full-service piano business located in the heart of Northern Indiana and we specialize in the full rebuilding of vintage Steinway Grand Pianos. We do not simply refinish the cabinet and change parts. We have the education, experience, and dedication required to truly re-manufacture these historic musical instruments. We spend many hours beyond the industry norm performing expert action and tone regulation to ensure a concert-level playing experience. Our work has become the preferred choice of numerous concert venues, universities, and professional pianists. Our piano rebuilding facility and showroom feature an uncommonly large selection of original condition and fully restored art case Steinway pianos for you to select from today.
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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 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.
This stunning Steinway & Sons Model A, Style III Grand Piano is a unique and powerful instrument. This fully rebuilt piano features an African Flame Mahogany cabinet and a wonderfully broad range of tone. This vintage 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 regulated and concert level tone regulation has been performed for Steinway quality tone and touch. This piano has undergone a full Chupp's Piano Service restoration and is sure to be the musical centerpiece of any room it is placed in. This piano has been sold to a client in Massachusetts.[Contact us today for additional information.]
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.
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!
Fully rebuilt to top concert standards, this Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano is a fine example of vintage Steinway Factory quality. Refinished in a rich satin ebony lacquer, Model B #231416 features a new solid spruce soundboard, a new custom fitted hard rock maple pinblock, a fully rebuilt action and much more. This instrument is suitable for any concert pianist, institution or performance venue. Visit us to play this piano and discover why many consider the vintage Model B to be the 'perfect piano.' Get in contact with us today for additional information about this or any other piano we have in our showroom. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artists Bench in genuine leather. [Get in contact with us today to set an appointment to see and play this piano.]
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.
This Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano is a fine example of vintage New York Steinway Factory quality! Refinished in a rich satin ebony lacquer, Model B #216066 features a new solid spruce soundboard, a new custom fitted hard rock maple pinblock, a fully rebuilt all German Renner action and much more. Boasting a clear, rich quality of tone, combined with a buttery, responsive touch, this fully rebuilt instrument is suitable for any concert pianist, institution or performance venue. Visit us to discover why many consider the vintage Model B to be the 'perfect piano.' Get in contact with us today for additional information about this or any other piano we have in our showroom. This piano has been sold to a client in Troy, Ohio.
Steinway & Sons Model M #247097 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1926. Measuring 5’7″ in length this wonderful ‘baby grand’ is a living example of historic Steinway quality. This piano has been fully rebuilt to top concert standards. Featuring an expertly refinished cabinet, new keytops, a fully rebuilt action, a new pinblock and a new solid spruce soundboard, this instrument stands as a wonderful testament to the true golden era of Steinway piano craftsmanship. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. [Contact us today for more about this instrument.] This piano has been sold.
READY TO RESTORE OR PLAY: Steinway & Sons Model M #207893 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1921. Manufactured during the true golden era of the piano, this historic instrument is in very good structural condition and is a perfect candidate for a premium level restoration. We have flexible rebuilding packages tailored to fit your budget and preferences. This allows you to bring a vintage Steinway grand piano into your life for a more than reasonable price! Contact us today to begin the piano rebuilding journey. This piano has been sold to a client in Goshen, IN.