Steinway & Sons Model O Grand Piano | Brazilian Rosewood #182044 – 1916/17
Manufactured at the New York Steinway & Sons Factory, this beautiful Model O Grand Piano is a unique and rare instrument. (The piano’s serial number indicates a date of 1916, Steinway records show a completion date of March 2nd, 1917.) The 5′ 10 1/2″ Model O has long been a favorite of amateur and professional pianists alike. Boasting a balance of size and performance, they were first introduced in 1900. (Many of Steinway’s case styles were first introduced through the Model O grand pianos.) Production of these instruments was discontinued by the New York factory in favor of the Model L in the mid-1920’s. Production of Model O Grands continued at the Hamburg factory and in 2005 production resumed in New York.
A Unique Steinway – Rare Rosewood Art Case/Crown Jewel
Steinway Model O Grand Piano #182044 is built in a ‘modern’ Sketch 380 Sheraton case design with square arms and an arrow point music desk. It rests on octagonal spade style legs. This piano was completed on March 2nd, 1917, and was immediately shipped to the famed Lyon & Healy company of Chicago, Illinois. What makes this instrument a rarity is the wood that was utilized. The piano is covered with a rich veneer of exotic Brazilian Rosewood. Once common, rosewood quickly grew in rarity and by the time this piano was built, was almost never utilized on new instruments. (Steinway now utilizes ‘Indian’ Rosewood, not Brazilian Rosewood.) In our over forty years of industry experience, we have never seen a modern style New York Steinway that features an art case rosewood cabinet! According to conversations and documents from Steinway & Sons in New York, this Model O appears to have been a one-off, special factory order. The combination of the Sketch 380 Sheraton cabinet and the figured rosewood veneer creates a wonderful blend of the new and old.
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The piano’s keyboard includes the original ivory keytops which have been fully restored to their like-new color and sheen. This rare, vintage Steinway has undergone an extensive restoration and refinishing process. This includes a new solid spruce soundboard, new custom fitted hard maple pinblock, a fully rebuilt action and much more. Our full piano restorations are executed with the function of the piano as a musical instrument foremost in mind. We spend many extra hours on the essential steps of action regulation and voicing to ensure the most responsive touch and a full, ‘Steinway’ quality of tone.
Our cabinet refinishing process is labor-intensive and completed with the utmost care. Our rebuilt Steinways are finished in a fine quality closed pore, hand-rubbed lacquer. This allows for optimum finish clarity and a beautiful final result. The cut of rosewood that is utilized on this instrument is beautifully figured and is absolutely breathtaking. The deep grain is run vertically along the sides of the cabinet which was rarely done at the Steinway factory. The refinished cabinet is paired with brilliant nickel hardware. Our restoration work is very extensive and we truly remanufacture each of our vintage pianos to return to them to a like-new quality of tone, touch, and visual appeal. This piano is a true crown jewel! We invite you to visit our showroom and discover this piano for yourself.Request Additional Information
- New solid spruce soundboard & bridge caps
- New custom fitted hard maple pinblock
- Restored original ivory keytops
- New music wire & blued Klinke 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
- Incredible Brazilian Rosewood cabinet
- Replated nickel hardware
- New Laoureux red-backed damper felts
- Refinished damper heads, reconditioned damper action
- New German Renner wippens
- New hammers, shanks, and flanges
- Action weighed off to Steinway specifications
- Concert action regulation
- Concert level tone regulation/voicing
- Ready to Play at our Goshen Showroom
The Highest In Quality | Vintage Steinway Restoration
‘Golden age’ Steinway & Sons Grand Pianos have become the preferred choice of countless concert pianists, recording artists and piano aficionados around the world. Pre-WWII era Steinway pianos are the epitome of the craftsmanship that has made the Steinway name so legendary. Craftsmen had access to the very finest materials and intense competition drove them to create the best pianos possible. Here at Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. our restoration work is focused on returning each vintage piano to a concert level of performance. For over forty years we have brought new life to a countless number of historic grand pianos.
“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.”
Vintage Steinway & Sons Grand Pianos continue to be prized by top artists and piano aficionados for their incredible tone and historic quality. Our rebuilding facility and piano showroom feature an uncommonly large number of original condition and fully restored Steinway, Mason & Hamlin and other pianos from other fine makers. We are also an authorized Kawai piano dealer offering Kawai grand, upright and digital pianos. Located in the heart of Northern Indiana, we are conveniently located between Chicago, Detroit, and Fort Wayne. Our work is of the finest quality and we are confident that our pianos speak for themselves! Contact us today for more information and to set up a private selection appointment. [Toll-free: 1-888-831-5820.]
Chupp’s Piano Service | Steinway Piano Rebuilding | Art Case Restoration | Over Forty Years of Family Run Craftsmanship
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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!
SOLD: 1884 Steinway Model D Art Case Concert Grand Piano | Rosewood – Restored
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.
SOLD: 1927 Mason & Hamlin Model BB Grand Piano | Ebony – Undergoing Restoration
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.
SOLD: 1931 Mason & Hamlin Model AA Grand Piano | Ebony – Fully Restored
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.
SOLD: 2000 Yamaha C-1 Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Like New
In excellent, 'like new' condition, this Yamaha C-1 Grand Piano is a fine example of the high quality that has made 'Yamaha' synonymous with premier instruments. Measuring 5'3" in length, this C-Series instrument was very well taken care of in a home environment. Our expert piano techs have gone through the action and polished the cabinet to ensure fine performance and a beautiful look. This high-level Yamaha could easily be mistaken for a brand new piano! Includes free local ground floor delivery and the matching, spade leg duet bench. This piano has been sold to a client in Illinois.
SOLD: 1925 Steinway Model B Grand Piano | Satin Ebony – Restored
Fully rebuilt to top concert standards, this Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano is a fine example of vintage Steinway Factory quality. Refinished in a rich satin ebony lacquer, Model B #231416 features a new solid spruce soundboard, a new custom fitted hard rock maple pinblock, a fully rebuilt action and much more. This instrument is suitable for any concert pianist, institution or performance venue. Visit us to play this piano and 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. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artists Bench in genuine leather. [Get in contact with us today to set an appointment to see and play this piano.]
SOLD: 1916 Steinway Model O Grand Piano | Ebony – Restored
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.
SOLD: 1951 Steinway Model D Concert Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Restored
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.
SOLD: 1921 Steinway Model M Grand Piano | Ebony – Good Condition
READY TO RESTORE OR PLAY: Steinway & Sons Model M #207893 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1921. Manufactured during the true golden era of the piano, this historic instrument is in very good structural condition and is a perfect candidate for a premium level restoration. We have flexible rebuilding packages tailored to fit your budget and preferences. This allows you to bring a vintage Steinway grand piano into your life for a more than reasonable price! Contact us today to begin the piano rebuilding journey. This piano has been sold to a client in Goshen, IN.
SOLD: 1927 Steinway Model L Grand Piano | Satin Ebony – Restored
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.
SOLD: 2015 Yamaha GC-2 Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Like New
In truly like new' condition, this 2015 Yamaha GC-2 Grand Piano is a fine example of the high quality that has made 'Yamaha' synonymous with premier instruments. Measuring 5'8" in length, this GC-Series instrument was very well taken care of in a home environment. Our expert piano techs were very impressed with the condition of this high-level piano. This Yamaha grand could easily be mistaken for a brand new piano! Includes free local ground floor delivery, an installed Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver System and a matching bench. [Get in touch with us regarding this piano by clicking here.]