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#2225316 - 02/03/14 05:48 PM Do any viewers currently own a Mason & Hamlin 9 ft 4 concert
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Can anyone having access to an old pre-1910 Mason & Hamlin CC or CC1 concert grand measure for me the width of the cheek blocks. I have a 1910 Conover 9 ft 4. Conover/Cable acquired M & H in 1904. Mine looks so close and sounds like a M & Hamlin. It would help to know the number of bass strings, mono, bicord and tricord too.
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David Postma, Associate Member, PTG Lansing, Michigan Chapter. www.davepostma.com Conover 9 ft. 4" (Mason & Hamlin CC-1) Baldwin L, Baldwin M, Chickering 123 6 ft 6"

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#2225528 - 02/04/14 12:56 AM Re: Do any viewers currently own a Mason & Hamlin 9 ft 4 concert [Re: Davepost]
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I WISH I had one. A pianist friend on the west coast has one, and playing hers was the inspiration for me to look into Masons when I was piano shopping. I just couldn't imagine a better sounding piano.

Mine, though, is a CC2 from 1928. Still great.
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#2225986 - 02/04/14 07:40 PM Re: Do any viewers currently own a Mason & Hamlin 9 ft 4 concert [Re: RealPlayer]
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Do you know what year hers is from? I know of one from 1906.
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David Postma, Associate Member, PTG Lansing, Michigan Chapter. www.davepostma.com Conover 9 ft. 4" (Mason & Hamlin CC-1) Baldwin L, Baldwin M, Chickering 123 6 ft 6"

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#2226107 - 02/05/14 01:44 AM Re: Do any viewers currently own a Mason & Hamlin 9 ft 4 concert [Re: Davepost]
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It is from a similar vintage, 1908, 1911, something like that. It has the wide cheek blocks and wide tail. Was rebuilt in the past. She is a concert pianist and teacher, and still has it, I believe.
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#2226671 - 02/05/14 11:17 PM Re: Do any viewers currently own a Mason & Hamlin 9 ft 4 concert [Re: Davepost]
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The only one I have ever seen/played was from about 1961 and even though it needed a lot of work, including new strings and most of the action (hammers, etc.) it still made a pretty impressive sound. I don't know the measurements, though. I was tempted, but couldn't afford all the work that it needed.

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