1916 Steinway & Sons Model O Grand Piano #178880 – Ebony – Fully Rebuilt/Restored
Steinway & Sons Model O #178880 was built in 1916 at the New York Steinway Factory. First introduced in 1900, the Model O measures approx. 5’10 1/2″ in length. These pianos were discontinued by Steinway New York in 1924 and were recently reintroduced in 2005. A common sight in both homes and institutions, these pianos bridge the gap between the smaller ‘baby’ and larger parlor-style grand pianos built by Steinway. This fine instrument has undergone an extensive restoration process. A new solid spruce soundboard has been installed into the piano’s belly. Combined with a custom-fitted, hard maple pinblock, this allows for the highest possible quality of tone and stability of construction. Carefully re-bronzed, the cast-iron ‘backbone’ of the piano gleams with a like-new sheen. New premium grade music wire and custom copper wound bass strings have been coiled to blued tuning pins from Julius Klinke.
The piano’s action has been fully rebuilt with the finest available parts. This includes new dimensionally correct Renner wippens (repetitions) and new Renner Blue Point hammers, shanks and flanges. Expert action regulation and tone regulation (voicing) has been completed by our piano technicians to ensure the very finest touch and tone. The action has been weighed-off to concert specifications. This has created an action that is fast, responsive and worthy of the finest pianists. We spend many extra hours beyond the industry norm to bring each of our rebuilt pianos up to the highest performance standard.
The traditional Sketch 380 Sheraton cabinet design rests on octagonal spade ‘window-pane’ legs. It has been refinished in ebony with multiple coats of premiere nitrocellulose lacquer. This full-filled finish has been hand rubbed to a beautiful satin sheen. The original nickel hardware has been replated and a matching fallboard decal affixed to the front. This piano is a stunning combination of both visual and acoustic beauty. Interested in learning more about this piano and our fine restoration work? Get in touch with us today with any questions you may have.
FULL RESTORATION INCLUDES;
- New solid spruce soundboard
- New custom fit hard maple Durablock pinblock
- New premium quality music wire
- German Klinke Diamond blued tuning pins
- Premium quality custom made soft copper bass strings
- New damper felts & refinished damper heads
- New acrylic keytops & restored ebony sharps
- Restored damper back action
- New Genuine Renner Action
- Premium closed pore, hand rubbed satin ebony finish
- Restored brass and re-plated nickel hardware
- Re-bronzed and hand-lettered original plate
- Plate floated to obtain proper down bearing
- Full concert action regulation
- Concert level tone regulation/voicing
- Action weighed off to concert specifications
Restored Vintage Steinway Grand Pianos – Golden Era Quality
Pre-WWII Steinway Grand Pianos were built during what many consider to be the ‘golden age.’ Some of the finest pianos ever manufactured were built during this period. Artists and Steinway aficionados continue to prefer these beautifully restored instruments.
Founded in 1975 by Master Piano Technician Dennis Chupp, Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. proudly specializes in the fine rebuilding of vintage grand pianos. With a focus on the piano as a musical instrument foremost in mind, we spend many extra hours beyond the norm completing fine action and tone regulation.
These processes ensure that our vintage restored pianos perform at the level expected of even the most discriminating artist. Over our four decades in the rebuilding industry, we have rebuilt and restored many Steinway, Mason & Hamlin and other brands of grand pianos for many concert artists, venues, and pianists around the country. We understand the nuances and exacting precision needed to ensure a piano that is truly tailor-made for your tastes and playing preferences.
Chupp’s Piano Service | Restored Concert Level Steinway Pianos | Vintage Mason & Hamlin | Authorized Representative of Kawai Pianos
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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 rebuilt Hamburg Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano was originally manufactured in 1914. Featuring a stunning and rare Brazilian Rosewood veneer, this concert level instrument is an excellent example of golden age Steinway & Sons factory quality. This instrument was fully rebuilt and restored by Chupp's Piano Service and was sold to a private client.
This Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano is in a Louis XV Rococo case style. The art case cabinet is in a gorgeous Circassian walnut with a stunning grain detail. Built during the golden era of Steinway Factory quality, this rare 6'11" instrument has undergone an extensive restoration process. Featuring a stunning art case cabinet, the original Steinway Factory soundboard, reconditioned pinblock and a fully rebuilt action utilizing Genuine Steinway Hammers. The piano's action has been fully regulated and concert level tone regulation has been performed. This piano truly is a work of art both visually and as a world-class musical instrument. This piano has been sold to a private client in Dubai, UAE. Seeking a similar piano? Click here.
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.
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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.
The GX-Series of Performance Grade Grand Pianos from Kawai are some of the finest pianos available in their class. Built out of the finest materials by fine, Japanese craftsmen, these pianos are as at home in concert halls as they are in the homes of high-level pianists.
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 #211602 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1922. Measuring 5'7" in length this 'baby grand' is a living example of historic Steinway quality. This piano is currently undergoing a full restoration. Featuring an expertly refinished ebony cabinet, new keytops, a fully rebuilt action, and a new solid spruce soundboard, this instrument will be a wonderful testament to golden era Steinway craftsmanship. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. This piano has been sold to a premier resort in Las Vegas, NV. [Contact us today for more about this instrument.]
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.