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#1938746 - 08/07/12 11:41 AM Old pre-owned Steingraeber
Pianistic7 Offline
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Registered: 08/07/12
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Hello,

I found some old pre-owned Steingraeber upright piano, one of 130 cm from about 1940, the other of 110 cm from about 1950.

I couldn't find any information about old Steingraeber pianos, which seem to be rare. Does anyone know how they compare to the recent Steingraeber models (which, by the way, are simply fantastic) ?
Do you have some advice about buying those piano (which are about 60 to 70 years old) ? And any tips to check out their good technical health (to try on the piano or to check in its inside) ?


Thanks

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#1938752 - 08/07/12 11:50 AM Re: Old pre-owned Steingraeber [Re: Pianistic7]
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I don't know about pianos from that vintage, but really old ones are markedly different from the new pianos, but still very high quality, of course. Hire a technician to inspect them.

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#1938790 - 08/07/12 01:18 PM Re: Old pre-owned Steingraeber [Re: Pianistic7]
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Real old Steingraebers were good enough for Franz Liszt, and I hear he was a fairly good player.

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#1938802 - 08/07/12 01:40 PM Re: Old pre-owned Steingraeber [Re: Furtwangler]
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Originally Posted By: Furtwangler
Real old Steingraebers were good enough for Franz Liszt, and I hear he was a fairly good player.



He was no Freddy Chopin, though.
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#1938850 - 08/07/12 03:32 PM Re: Old pre-owned Steingraeber [Re: Pianistic7]
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Yeah, Freddy kicked ass.

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#1940182 - 08/10/12 06:13 AM Re: Old pre-owned Steingraeber [Re: Pianistic7]
Pianistic7 Offline
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Thanks for your answers.
For information, could you tell me an approximate guess of the value of such pianos (in very good condition) ?


Edited by Pianistic7 (08/10/12 06:13 AM)

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