Ready to Restore: Steinway Model O Grand Piano #178317 | MahoganySteinway & Sons first introduced the Model O Grand Piano in 1900. Steinway Model O #178317 was built in 1916 and is considered to be of ‘modern’ design with a curved bass bridge. The Model O was discontinued in 1924 to make way for the Model L and was reintroduced in 2005. These 5’10 1/2″ pianos have become the favorite instruments of many individuals and musicians around the world. The Model O scale design balances size and sound in a design well suited for many situations. This Model O features an African Flame Mahogany cabinet. The cabinet is in very solid structual condition and the veneer is in overall good condition, with normal use and age marks. The cabinet wood veneer is highly figured and the grain detail is absolutely gorgeous. This piano features the original factory action parts and soundboard which has no open cracks. The tuning pins are still tight allowing for stable tuning. The original ivory key tops are in good condition and are being restored by our expert ivory restorer. We will regulate the action to ensure a responsive playing experience. The cabinet is in good overall condition with the detailed grain pattern still visible and vibrant. The piano is in very solid structual condition and is very playable as is or could be fully restored to like new condition. [Click here to read more about our piano restoration process.]
As it sits, the piano is very usable as is and is a bargain at only $8,750.00. Here at Chupp’s Piano Service we do our best to offer our clients as many options as possible. This piano could be purchased and played as is, however we do recommend that you have us rebuild this fine piano. [A recommended starting point would be the action and the ‘belly’ of the instrument.] Rebuilding a vintage Steinway & Sons grand piano allows you to bring a legendary, ‘golden age’ instrument into your life at a mere fraction of what purchasing a new Steinway would cost you. [Contact us for a fully restored price quote.] Many experts agree that Steinway pianos built during the pre-WWII era are of top quality and are among the finest pianos ever crafted. This era of piano manufacturing was the golden age of advancement, innovation and exacting craftsmanship.
Continued Craftsmanship | Inspiring Results
Here at Chupp’s Piano Service we are proud to carry on that historic legacy of craftsmanship. For over four decades our specialty has been the premium rebuilding of Steinway & Sons grand pianos. Our rebuilt pianos grace the stages of concert venues, the homes of private individuals and have become the preferred choice of universities and professional musicians across the continent. Our showroom features an uncommonly large selection of fully restored Steinway & Sons instruments for you to play and select from. We are also an authorized Kawai piano dealer and have a select assortment of pre-owned Yamaha grand and upright pianos as well. We truly believe that when you play our rebuilt pianos that the quality of our craftsmanship, speaks for itself. Pianos are meant to inspire and we have found that the art of piano rebuilding is truly, art you can hear, see and feel!
Contact us today for a private selection appointment by emailing us or calling us at 574-831-5820. We look forward to helping you find the piano of your dreams!
Piano Life Saver System Installation.
Chupp’s Piano Service is an authorized and recommended installer for the Piano Life Saver System from Dampp Chaser. This advanced system is a combined humidifier and de-humidifier. The Piano Life Saver constantly monitors the humidity level and makes micro adjustments to ensure a stable environment for your prized instrument. Here at Chupp’s we have utilized these systems for years and we highly recommend you protect your priceless piano with one of these affordable systems.
Jansen Artist Benches
We are pleased to carry Jansen Artist Piano Benches, truly the highest quality benches available today. Constructed out of the finest materials here in the United States, you will not find a higher quality, more durable product. We can provide you with a bench that matches your piano with multiple leg styles and a wide selection of finishes. These benches come with either a high quality vinyl top or premium leather upholstery.
QRS PNOmation III Player Piano Systems
We proudly offer the PNOmation III Player Piano System, the latest in player piano advancement. This system stores the music onboard, which eliminates the need for unsightly control boxes and stacks of discs. These systems are controlled from any WiFi capable device and are virtually invisible when installed on your piano! The PNOmation system stores a vast music library featuring music from artists ranging from Elton John to Sergei Rachmaninoff. We have worked with many of the systems on the market today and stand behind QRS’ quality. The new PNOmation III is the system we recommend to our clients! [Click here to see this amazing system in action!]
Custom Action Regulation
Our piano technicians are true experts in the art of action and tone regulation. We can adjust the action to ensure that it meets your personal playing preferences. We can utilize Genuine Steinway, German Renner or any other quality action parts you wish to use. Whether you desire a light or heavy touch or a bright or more mellow tone, we can craft the playing experience that is right for you. [Learn more about the process here.]
Cross Country Piano Moving
Moving a piano requires expert care and attention to detail. With a typical piano weighing hundreds of pounds, it is essential that you hire experts to move your prized instrument. Chupp’s Piano Moving utilizes specialized equipment to ensure your piano is moved safely and securely. Unlike regular movers, we are piano professionals that understand how to safely and quickly move your piano.
Over Four Decades of Expert Piano Service
Founded 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 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.
- Wide selection of premium restored Steinway grand pianos.
- Piano moving, concert level regulating, piano tuning and more.
The Chupp's Pianos Difference
A family owned and operated business, Chupp’s Piano Service 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 for 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!