Best suited for: a Historic Hotelier. Armed with the year, you can find out where it was made factory, city , and therefore who owned the company at that time. Smith hired a gentleman named Joseph M. This piano is in a very beautiful oak cabinet. Where needed, parts repaired or replaced. About 1925, Sterling merged with Winter Piano Company. Lowrey: This is an absolutely wretched piano.
Otherwise plays well with a beautiful rich tone and sound. Now 2005 owned by Bechstein. The design was changed about 1964, and the piano has improved. Now, before you through away your old Winter, or some other generic piano, cheer up- if you've been tuning the piano faithfully, and if it hasn't been stored in the barn, you probably have a hobart m cable piano serial number acceptable instrument anyway. A little bit about the company.
This is contradictory because the other information I find is that it was manufactured in Australia. Many concert grands are Baldwins. Falcone bought the trademark in 1983, but there was no production and no Knabe factory of any kind. When in reality with a little sweat equity over 80% of those are fine. There is nothing to do on this piano.
Aeolian player pianos: Aeolian also had a hand in the mechanical piano business, as late as the 1980s. Needham changed the company name to E. I definitely would not consider it and would continue to look. The company makes upright pianos, console pianos and grand pianos. It was sold again in 1989 to a man who had an association with the Falcone firm see separate entry. Vintage 1930s upright piano, manufactured in Chicago by the Cable Piano Company, a highly-regarded manufacturer during the heyday of American piano makers.
You can see that the grain in the wood is very close together in th e soundboard of this piano. Bruder Georg went to London, anglicized his name, and began making musical instruments including pianos, at this early point. All Baldwin Upright or Vertical Pianos - Does not include Hamilton Studios or Baldwin Grand Pianos. An investor bought controlling interest 1919 and changed the name back to Weber. The scientific basis of quality in the Hobart M.
Starting in 1996, Knabe then produced by Young Chang Korea. This is probably not the same piano manufacturer, even though the brand name is the same. About 1899 or 1901 , the company resurfaced, with son S. This is a house brand sold at Colton Piano Store in Southern California Colton is near Los Angeles. I have spent 25 hours on this piano. Decent quality but fell victim to Great Depression and went out of business in the late 1920s. About 1996, Samick may have moved production of this brand to Indonesia.
Brodmann: Not to be confused with Broadwood. Angola, Bolivia, Brazil, Burma, Congo, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mexico, Nigeria, North Korea, Paraguay, Russia, former Russian States Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Venezuela. Fazer: No longer imported into the U. Hastings: Manufactured in Macao for Pearl River. A beautiful piano in excellent condition.
After socialism fell to democracy 1989 , the Bohemia name was restored to that company. These would be old pianos and probably not in good enough condition to warrant the sizeable restoration needed. These brands including the once-lauded Chickering and Knabe brands are now made in two Chinese factories. Indicating which keys to play at the right time. Update, 2006: Some Yamahas are being made in Indonesia. These gentlemen decided to start producing reed organs, as well as pianos. Possibly related to the Opus name, also by Dongbei.