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#1428068 - 05/01/10 11:10 PM Old Piano Catalog Pictures
Eric Gloo Offline
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Registered: 05/28/01
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Loc: Richfield Springs, New York
After some major searching, I found 2 old piano catalogs that had gone missing in my house several years ago. I've posted pictures in two threads on the Piano Technicians Forum. Here are the links:

Ivers & Pond Piano early 1890's Catalog

Sterling Pianos 1889 Catalog
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#1428133 - 05/02/10 01:37 AM Re: Old Piano Catalog Pictures [Re: Eric Gloo]
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That sterling style E is sooo beautiful!

Thanks for posting this! It was really cool to see these old piano ads.
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#1428137 - 05/02/10 01:43 AM Re: Old Piano Catalog Pictures [Re: Brandon_W_T]
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Really awesome, it saddened me how such beautiful pianos aren't really made anymore. I want one!

In the Sterlings, it says they have repeating action? I guess that's double escapement action? I've read that most uprights these days don't have it, and that it's an advantage of grand pianos over uprights...

Thanks for posting!

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