1893 Steinway & Sons Model C Semi-Concert Grand Piano | #77931
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 Hamburg Steinway Factory. Steinway Model C #77931 was crafted in 1893 at the New York Steinway Factory. This rare, Art Case instrument features a round arm cabinet design with double narrow moldings around the case, a music desk featuring an intricate latticework design, hand-carved Flower Pot style legs resting on hidden casters, and a large box pedal lyre with carved supporting rods. The cabinet has been expertly refinished in a closed pore, hand-rubbed satin ebony lacquer. This contrasts beautifully with the re-plated, original nickel hardware. Steinway Model C #77931 speaks of the luxury and elegance of a bygone era. This art case instrument is not just a work of visual art, it is also a piano worthy of any performance stage!
The cast iron plate has been re-bronzed and the raised lettering has been carefully hand-detailed. This is an absolutely stunning vintage instrument and it will surely be the centerpiece of any room it is placed in. It is hard to believe that art case Steinway Grand Pianos, like this one, were the ‘norm’ during the period in which this piano was built! The late 19th, early 20th century is the time that Steinway truly cemented themselves as the world’s premier piano builder. Today, if you want a new piano of a similar replicated style, it must be special ordered at exorbitant cost. This piano is a true example of the golden age of piano craftsmanship and is an instrument of true, concert-level quality.
- New solid spruce soundboard & bridge caps
- New custom fitted hard maple pinblock
- New Renner wippens [repititions]
- New hammers, shanks & flanges
- Restored original ivory keytops
- Restored original 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
- Closed pore, hand rubbed satin lacquer finish
- Rare Victorian-style art case cabinet
- New damper felts, Refinished damper heads
- Action weighed off to Steinway 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. This instrument 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 showroom features 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!
Steinway Model D Concert Grand Pianos are the standard by which other concert pianos are judged. This very rare and stunningly gorgeous Rosewood Steinway & Sons D #52626 was manufactured in 1884 at the New York Steinway factory. 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. Measuring just under nine feet in length, this concert grand piano is a fine example of golden era piano craftsmanship. Includes the original matching stool. This piano has been sold.
This fully restored Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano was built in 1932 at the New York Steinway Factory. This exquisite concert level instrument has undergone an exacting rebuilding process. Built during the 'golden age' of Steinway & Sons quality, this instrument is a beautiful example of Steinway's legendary quality. This nine-foot piano shows the reason that over 90% of concert pianists continue to choose Steinway. This piano features an incredible sound and a fully regulated, very responsive action. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. [Contact us today to set up a private selection appointment.]
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.
Square Grand Pianos are an important part of modern piano development. Square Grands were incredibly popular during the 18th and 19th centuries and a vast number of them were sold. Mechanically different than modern pianos of today, these instruments contributed a number of advancements that are still in use today. Steinway Square #41991 was delivered to a Brooklyn, New York client in 1880. Fully restored and refinished, this rosewood piano is a wonderful living example of an important piece in the development of today's modern instruments. This piano was sold to a client in Georgia. If you are interested in a square grand piano like this, please get in touch with us today.
Mason & Hamlin Model AA #41019 was built in 1931 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 ebony cabinet, a fully rebuilt action, and the original factory 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 and has been fully restored. Pictured with an optional Jansen Leather Artist Bench. Give us a call at 888-831-5820 for additional information. This piano has been sold to a client in Michigan.
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!
Crafted in 1925 at the New York Steinway factory, Steinway & Sons Model B #237578 measures 6'11" in length. This ‘music room grand' piano features a Steinway & Sons Factory soundboard and hard maple pinblock in phenomenal condition. This piano underwent a full restoration which included a fully rebuilt action, a refinished cabinet and so much more. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Duet 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 O Grand Piano #178880 was built in 1916 at the New York Steinway Factory. This fine piano underwent a full Chupp's Piano Service restoration. This included a new solid spruce soundboard, a new custom-fitted hard maple pinblock, a fully rebuilt action with the finest Renner parts and much more. The cabinet has been refinished in gorgeous satin ebony. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artists Bench in genuine leather. Interested in learning more? Get in contact with us today.
A prime example of golden era piano manufacturing craftsmanship, this 1927 Steinway & Sons Model L Grand Piano underwent a full restoration. Restoration includes the preservation of the original factory soundboard, a fully rebuilt action and much more. This piano is sure to satisfy the high demands of even the most discerning pianist. Included in the picture is an optional Jansen Artists Bench in genuine leather. Interested in learning more? Get in contact with us today. This piano has been sold.