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1932 Steinway A III -“Golden Years” Era

Completed on September 15, 1932 and delivered to the New York Bowman Biltmore Hotel of 43rd and Madison Avenue in New York City on October 4, 1932 (see attached letter). The New York Biltmore served as the linchpin of the famous Terminal City, a network of buildings erected over Grand Central's railroad yards.

This beautiful instrument has been completely restored with some refurbished components and delivers a unique and beautiful sound.

Since its restoration, it has been tuned and played regularly and kept in a climate controlled room (last tuned in September 2018).

Specifications and Description of Condition:

Back action functions well and has the more modern “spring tabs” versus fixed position tabs

Renner hammers

New plastic keytops and new plastic sharps installed

Pinblock, soundboard, tuning pins, strings and bridgecap were all replaced as were all action parts, except for the backchecks, which are original, but still working properly with ample leather

Case refinished in black satin luster and in good condition

6' 4 1/2"

695 lbs

7 1/4 octaves (88 notes)

Appraised value: $58,500

Detailed appraisal available to serious buyers

All serious offers considered
Price: $49,500 USD
Ad #: 35127
Manufacturer: Steinway & Sons
Model: A III
Serial #: 274856
Year: 1932
Length: 6'4"
Finish: Satin
Color/Wood: Ebony
City/State: Mamaroneck, New York
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Posted: 09/06/2018
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