1917 Steinway & Sons Model C Semi Concert Grand Piano #186437 | Fully Rebuilt
This vintage Steinway & Sons Model C Small Concert Grand was built at the New York Steinway factory in 1917. Measuring an impressive 7’5″ in length, this Model C rivals many Model D Concert Grand pianos in its range of tone and impressive sound – yet doesn’t take up quite as much room. Larger than a Model B yet smaller than a full concert grand, these pianos are versatile and powerful instruments. The figured African Flame Mahogany cabinet has been expertly refinished, making it a stunning instrument to both hear and see. This Model C features a warm, robust bass and a powerful overreaching tone that can easily fill the corners of any normally sized concert venue.
A Rare Instrument
Model C grand pianos were dubbed a “Semi Concert Grand” or “Small Concert Grand” by Steinway & Sons. First produced between 1878 and 1905, Steinway Model Cs continued to be produced in smaller, custom requested runs in New York between 1906 and 1936. Production of the Model C is regular in Hamburg. Later ‘modern’ Model Cs like this piano are scaled down from the Model D design. Pre-1900 Model Cs did not have agraffes in the tenor section.
This piano, being built in 1917 features a full set of agraffes like the modern pianos of today. This Model C features an exquisite finish and a wide dynamic range and a full, deep tone that is sure to please any concert pianist. Steinway C #186437’s action has been fully regulated by our expert piano technicians for a quick and responsive touch. Tone regulation has been executed to bring out the iconic Steinway ‘golden age’ tone.
Full Restoration Includes
- New solid spruce soundboard and bridge caps
- New custom fitted pinblock
- New German Renner action parts
- New high quality keytops and key bushings
- New tuning pins and strings
- Hand rubbed, closed pore lacquer finish
- Rare flame mahogany cabinet
- Re-bronzed and hand lettered cast iron plate
- Re-plated nickel hardware
- Concert level action regulation
- Concert level tone regulation/voicing
- Action weighed off to Steinway specifications
- Rare Model C Semi-Concert scale design
The Steinway Model C | Golden Era Concert Quality
This instrument is a truly beautiful piece of craftsmanship, both visually and acoustically. Pre-WWII Steinway Pianos truly are the best example of the high quality of work that was standard at the New York and Hamburg Steinway factories. As the world began to change, the craftsman’s commitment to quality remained high. This piano is no exception! It has been fully concert regulated by our expert piano technicians to bring out the iconic Steinway tone. It has been tuned to concert pitch and is ready for any concert venue, university stage or home setting. A premium restored Steinway Model C Grand like this one normally sells at dealers for between $65,000.00 and $75,000.00. We are offering this piano at the price of $59,900. This is your chance to bring a concert level instrument into your life for an affordable price. Contact us today if you have any questions or would like audio/video samples of this instrument. Want to play this piano for yourself? We have a number of premium restored Steinway & Sons pianos in our showroom today. Get in contact to set up a private selection appointment and find the piano that is right for you.
This piano has a rich and wide range of tone. It is rare to find a Steinway Model C from this era with a modern style in a premium rebuild. – Dennis Chupp
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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.
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