Here we have a reconditioned Steinway & Sons 45 Upright Piano
Make: Steinway & Sons
Finish: (SE) Satin Ebony
STEINWAY & SONS PIANO
Steinway & Sons, also known as Steinway, is a German-American piano company, founded in 1853 in Manhattan by German piano builder Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg. The company’s growth led to the opening of a factory in New York City, United States, and later in Hamburg, Germany. The factory in the Queens borough of New York City supplies the Americas, and the factory in Hamburg supplies the rest of the world.
Steinway is a prominent piano company, known for making pianos of high quality and for inventions within the area of piano development. Steinway has been granted 139 patents in piano making, with the first in 1857. The company’s share of the high-end grand piano market consistently exceeds 80 percent.
Steinway pianos have received numerous awards. One of the first is a gold medal in 1855 at the American Institute Fair at the New York Crystal Palace. From 1855 to 1862, Steinway pianos received 35 gold medals. More awards and recognitions followed, including three medals at the International Exposition of 1867 in Paris. The European part of the company holds a royal warrant of appointment to Queen Elizabeth II. Steinway & Sons was named Company of the Year in 1996 by The Music Trades magazine. In addition to the flagship Steinway piano line, Steinway markets two other, affordable brands of piano sold under the secondary brand names Boston and Essex.
Steinway pianos are also a fixture in the secondary market. The price of a well-maintained Steinway might be about 50 percent the price of a new one; a piano in average used condition (or worse) might go for 25 percent or less. Both new Steinways and used Steinways retain their value. Additionally, Steinway offers certified pre-owned pianos, which ensures that any restoration work done on the piano has used Steinway parts. (Steinway & Sons 45)
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