1931 Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano | Concert & Artist Department Instrument – Polished Ebony – RestoredThe world’s most famous piano. First introduced in 1884 and still in regular production at both the New York and Hamburg Factories, the Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano is the instrument by which all other concert pianos are judged. The pinnacle of Steinway piano design, these instruments measure just under nine feet in length. Often featured on the stages of the most premier concert venues in the world, they are just at home in the residences of many Steinway aficionados and advanced pianists. Steinway Model D #272743 was designated as CD-180 and served as one of the company’s concert pianos designated for use by Steinway Artists through the Steinway Concert & Artist ‘piano bank’. Completed in 1931, this historic instrument is a true vintage gem of the ‘golden era of Steinway Factory quality. We were able to obtain and fully restore this high-profile instrument in order to properly return it to a concert-ready status. We now offer this beautiful, vintage concert piano for your careful consideration.
“A Steinway rebuilt by Chupp’s Piano Service is worthy of the world’s greatest artists and most prestigious stages. But above all, it is worthy of the name Steinway.” – Dr. John Mortensen, Steinway Artist
The cabinet is in a traditional, Sketch 380 cabinet design with square arms and tapered spade-style legs. Finished in rich, high-gloss ebony, the piano features the original, restored brass hardware. The piano’s action has been fully rebuilt and includes new New York Steinway hammers hung on Renner shanks and flanges, along with new wippens and a new damper backaction. A brand new, finely produced keyset by Kluge GmbH includes extended and reinforced key buttons. (Kluge is now part of the Steinway Musical Instruments family of businesses.) New premium steel music wire and custom copper wound bass strings have been coiled to blued Klinke tuning pins. The piano features an original Steinway Factory installed soundboard which has been carefully restored. The soundboard bridges have been re-pinned with nickel-plated bridge pins. The factory-installed hard maple pinblock holds the new, blued Klinke tuning pins tightly for a stable tune. The massive cast iron plate has been expertly re-bronzed and hand-lettered. The original nickel and brass hardware have been replated and restored.
Expertly regulated by our piano technicians, this concert instrument responds effortlessly and confidently to the touch of the pianist. Extensive tone regulation has been performed to ensure that the very best is brought out from this instrument. The bass roars to life and the treble rings free and clear. The piano’s tone can be described as wonderfully powerful and possessing a bright clarity that lacks any unwanted harshness. The action has been carefully weighed off. This produces a touch that is quick and sure. The responsiveness is capable of supporting top artist level repertoires with a superior level of expression. It is sure to fill the far corners of any concert hall and please any discerning pianist! The powerful scale design of the Model D is on full display.
Considered to be the standard by which all other concert pianos are judged, the Steinway & Sons Model D epitomizes historic craftsmanship and pure musicality like no other instrument! This fine concert grand piano is one of several that we proudly feature in our piano rebuilding facility and showroom. Our facilities feature a unique collection of fully restored Steinway & Sons instruments of all sizes. This rare selection allows you to select from some of the finest grand pianos ever crafted.View Our InventoryContact Us
Full Restoration Includes:
- Steinway Factory installed solid spruce soundboard
- Steinway Factory installed hard maple pinblock
- New premium music wire & Klinke Diamond blued tuning pins
- Premium quality custom made soft copper bass strings
- Kluge Klaviaturen GmbH Keyset – (Kluge owned by Steinway)
- New genuine Kluge keytops
- New German Renner wippens
- New Steinway, New York hammers, on Renner shanks & flanges
- New damper back action
- Refinished damper heads
- New damper felts
- High gloss ebony cabinet finish
- Re-bronzed & hand-lettered cast iron plate
- Restored brass and re-plated nickel hardware
- Plate floated to obtain proper down bearing
- Concert action regulation
- Expert tone regulation/voicing
- Action weighed off to concert specifications
- Ready to play at our Rebuilding Facility/Showroom
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Decades upon decades of historic craftsmanship and innovation are represented in this gorgeous piano. For over forty years, Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. has specialized in returning these vintage Steinway pianos to life. We are a complete, full-service piano business and we have one of the largest selections of fully restored Steinway & Sons pianos in the country! Restoring pianos is our passion and we believe the quality of our work, sings for itself. We don’t just change parts. We have the experience, training, and dedication required to complete a full, concert-level rebuild of these historic pianos. We have an uncommonly large number of fully rebuilt pianos at our facilities for you to experience today. Our rebuilt Steinways boast the classic Steinway quality of tone that discerning clients crave. Contact us today for a private selection appointment and come play our many restored Steinway pianos in our New Paris, Indiana Rebuilding Facility and Showroom.
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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!
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A beautiful example of Steinway & Sons' legendary craftsmanship, this fully restored Model D Concert Grand Piano possesses all of the qualities expected of a performance level concert grand. Measuring in at just under nine feet in length, this unique piano has undergone a premium rebuilding process. Featuring a Western Red Cedar Soundboard, this instrument was crafted during Steinway's 'golden era' of high quality and innovation. This piano features an incredible sound and a fully regulated, expressive, responsive action. There is a reason that over 90% of concert pianists continue to choose to perform on Steinway instruments. Pictured with an optional Jansen Adjustable Artists Bench. This piano was selected for Cedarville University in Ohio by Steinway Artist Dr. John Mortensen.
Hamburg Steinway Grand Pianos are beloved for their distinctive tone and incredibly high quality of workmanship. Built in 1911, this Model D Concert Grand was built at Steinway's Hamburg factory and is a perfect example of historic 'golden era' Steinway quality. 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. This piano was sold to a private client in Japan.
This unique and powerful Steinway Model D Concert Grand Piano has undergone a full premium rebuilding process. Featuring a unique, Western Red Cedar Soundboard this instrument was originally built during Steinway & Sons' "golden era" of high-quality craftsmanship. This concert-level piano features an incredible sound and a fully regulated, responsive action. This one of a kind instrument is for sale at the low price of only $68,900. This concert grand piano was sold to an arts center in Hastings, Minnesota. Contact us today if you are interested in purchasing one of our fully rebuilt Model D Grand Pianos.
Mason & Hamlin Model BB Grand Piano #36328 was built in 1927. Measuring just under seven feet in length this semi-concert grand piano is in very good original condition. Larger than the comparable Steinway Model B, this grand piano is a lasting example of American piano quality. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. After evaluating this instrument, we have selected this piano for a full restoration. Post-restoration price is pending. Contact us today for more about this instrument.
The Chupp's Piano Service Showroom in Goshen is proud to offer brand new Kawai upright, grand and digital pianos. As the only authorized dealer here in the Michiana region, we are proud to represent the Kawai name. The Kawai K-300 is part of the company's K-Series of professional grade upright pianos. Built in Japan, this instrument measures 48" in height making it the perfect choice for both home and studio use. The K-300 features the famed Millennium III Action with ABS-Carbon parts, extended length key sticks, a solid spruce soundboard, a hard rock maple pinblock and much more. Available in ebony, snow white, and mahogany in both satin and high gloss sheens. Contact us today to set up a private selection appointment to find out why Kawai pianos are some of the finest you can buy.
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This fully restored Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano was built in 1951 at the New York Steinway Factory. This exquisite concert level instrument has undergone an exacting rebuilding process. The pinnacle of Steinway piano design, these instruments measure just under nine-feet in length. Often featured on the stages of the most premiere concert venues in the world, they are just at home in the residences of many Steinway aficionados and advanced pianists. Steinway Model D #334986 was originally purchased and used by the famed Juilliard School. It is one of several Model D Concert Grands we have available today and is ready to play and purchase. [Contact us today to set up a private selection appointment.] This piano has been sold to a client in California.
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.
Steinway & Sons Model M 203506 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1920. Measuring 5'7" in length this historic 'baby grand' piano has gone through an exacting restoration/rebuilding process to return to like-new, concert-ready status. Featuring an expertly refinished cabinet, new keytops, a fully rebuilt action, a new pinblock, and a new custom-fitted solid spruce soundboard, this instrument is a wonderful testament to the true golden era of Steinway & Sons piano craftsmanship. [Contact us today for more about this instrument or to set up a private appointment in our Piano Selection Showroom.] This instrument has been sold.
Measuring 6'1" in length, The RX-3 Grand Piano by Kawai is a true performer's piano! Kawai's RX-Series of grand pianos are among the best instruments ever made by this leading manufacturer. This piano boasts the clear, yet warm quality of tone that makes Kawai pianos so sought after. This RX-3 features Kawai's ABS-Styran action with their reinforced Black Jack. Kawai pioneered the use of this durable material in their actions which assists greatly in durability, stability, and responsiveness. This fine piano is available for you to play and evaluate. [Contact us today for more information.]