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Steinway D Centennial Concert Grand Piano (Restored 2020)

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Rare and beautiful Centennial D design. Stunning ornate cabinetry. Fully restored in 2020 to excellent condition.
$49,900.00

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Piano Facts
Finish: Ebony Satin
Serial number: 41129
Year Built: c.1878
Bench: Included
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A stunning historic Model D.

If you've had the opportunity to play a Steinway D, you likely know that it's an experience that simply cannot be replicated by another instrument. We're delighted to share a historic example of the world's most preeminent concert grand piano, on which we've just completed a thorough restoration. 

The rare Centennial Grand.

Designed by C.F. Theodore Steinway in 1876 to commemorate the United States Centennial, the 8'9'' Centennial Grand was the first Steinway concert grand to receive the ''Model D'' moniker.  While immediately recognizable by its beautiful hand-crafted ornate cabinetry, the Centennial Grand also plays a historically significant role in the progression of Steinway & Sons and its establishment as the foremost American piano maker, featuring many new technological advancements of the day including the first capo d'astro features found in a Steinway grand.

By some accounts, fewer than 500 examples of the Centennial Grand were produced, with less than 100 still known to exist as playable specimens.

Musically speaking, the Centennial D is a delight to play.  Its tone is perhaps a bit more elegant and refined than subsequent D designs, begging comparison to prominent European instruments.

About Genuine Renner Action Parts

Genuine Renner™ action parts, made in Germany, are employed by most of the world's finest piano makers, including Steinway & Sons, Bluthner, Bosendorfer, Fazioli, Schimmel, and many others.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Steinway & Sons, Renner parts are the only Steinway-produced parts capable of reproducing the exact action geometry of Steinway pianos made prior to 1992.

Fully restored in 2020.

We've fully restored this instrument to make it a visual and musical masterpiece for many decades to come. 

Restoration included the following:

  • New soundboard
  • New pinblock
  • New strings and tuning pins
  • All-new action (hammers, shanks, flanges, and wippens), crafted in Germany by Renner to the exact historical specifications of this instrument
  • New hand-rubbed ebony satin finish
  • New Steinway historic fallboard decal
  • Re-gilt harp and all hardware
  • New keytops and keyfronts

 

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Steinway & Sons

For over 150 years, Steinway & Sons have been making the finest handmade pianos in the world and have set an uncompromising standard for sound, touch, beauty and investment value. Preferred overwhelmingly by 9 out 10 concert artists, composers, performers and countless piano enthusiasts.

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