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RESTORATION OF A CUSTOMERíS 1870s STEINWAY SQUARE PIANO

A nice Mahogany and Rosewood case. This piano had suffered some water damage and neglect. We restored the entire piano including the ivory keyboard.

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Before and After

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There was a large crack across the lid.

The crack is no longer visible.

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A large crack across the harp (plate)

A proper repair with high strength locks

 


 

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RESTORATION OF A CUSTOMERíS 1860s

MATHUSHEK SQUARE PIANO

 

This piano came to us from Nebraska. A beautiful curled mahogany case with fancy legs and full scalloping. A smaller square with a wonderful tone. This became one of our favorite small squares.

 

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The entire piano was disassembled and fully restored. It turned out quite nicely.

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The plate was rebronzed and the lettering repainted.

 

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