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Mahogany foot-piece soundboard lining and backboard. Specially-designed grand-type mahogany closing rim; unequaled vertical strength and stability and improved acoustics. Backposts have staggered spacing to enhance tone and provide support where needed.
Full-length laminated mahogany posts assure that the backframe will remain straight and consistent and tuning will remain stable. Mahogany fill-blocks between posts at the top and bottom of the backframe, capped with a mahogany backboard for positive vertical alignment. Solid filler blocks (no hollow spots). 5 posts. Total cross sectional area: 400 cm2 (62 in2). Thickness of post: 8 cm (3 1/8”). Width of post: 10 cm (4”).
Octagrip™ pinblock made of 11 layers of hard rock maple – glued in different grain angles of 60 degrees – affording the tuning pins greater stability under tension and enabling the piano to stay in tune longer.
Close and straight-grain solid (not laminated) Sitka spruce. Minimum 3 annual growth rings per cm (minimum 8 per inch). Tapered from treble to bass, to provide a rich tone in the bass, and a brilliant and crisp tone in the treble, creating a well-balanced and lasting tonal response. Tapered from 9 mm to 8 mm. Vibrating area: 1.11 m2 (1,721 in2). Closing rim evens out the soundboard’s response to all frequencies, eliminating “hot” spots. Emulates shape of grand soundboard.
Made from durable spruce to assure strong and constant support of the strings bearing down on the soundboard. Ribs are fully let-in to the liner to support the important soundboard crown and prevent the piano from losing its tone. Number of ribs: 10
Treble: Solid maple, curved to fit the crown of the soundboard. Bass: Solid maple mounted to cantilevered base. Doweled, glued, and screwed to soundboard. One continuous base and treble bridge.
Overstrung: Lower tension scale for longer sustaining tone and longer life of the whole piano. 17,425 kg (38,415 lb) tension.
Cast from grey iron, bronze-painted and lacquered. Vacuum cast.
Nickel-plated steel, cut threaded. Strings Treble: Highest grade steel (in half size increments). Number of sizes: 14. Lowest tenor note: 28. Bass: Steel core wire wound with solid copper. Number 1 speaking length: 115.0 cm (45.3”)
Premium wool topfelt over premium wool underfelt. Weight of topfelt: 9.4 kg (20.8 lb). Compression-wired to retain permanent shape. Mahogany moldings. Hammer-shanks from select resilient maple or horn-beam. Computer-designed pear-shaped hammers with reinforced shoulders result in superior tone, increased durability and greater voicing ability.
Solid maple (all wood, no plastic) for all moving parts. Extruded aluminum action rails for increased stability and less frequent regulation. Dependable direct-blow design.
Genuine spruce, individually balanced and weighted. Synthetic ivory and ebony key covers. Length of key: 34.8 cm (13.7”).
Made from laminated hardwood. Strong, rugged construction provides a solid mount for the keyframe and action allowing for precise and prolonged action regulation. Keybed thickness is 42 mm. Keyframe Spruce with hardwood inserts in the balance rail and front rail for added stability.
Heavy solid castings. Soft (half-blow), damper (sustaining), and muffler.
Music desk: Professional music desk. Two-position upper panel for tone escapement and solid music support. Fallboard: Soft fall fallboard. Casters: Solid brass casters.Locks: No locks. PropSticks: Top prop sticks.
If you would like to part-exchange your current piano, please submit your details via THIS FORM prior to purchasing this piano. We will contact you promptly, ensuring you receive a high-part exchange allowance and arrange a mutually convenient switch-over date.
Free After Service
This piano comes with a free after-service and tuning. Please complete our tuning request form 4-6 weeks after receiving your piano by CLICKING HERE. If you have a piano tuner that you currently use and would like to continue using their services, please include their name in the comments box on the submission form.
This piano comes with our bespoke voicing service to suit your environment and personal preferences. To ensure you achieve the optimum performance from your instrument our technicians will gladly assist in adjusting the tone – please inform a staff member or include in the comments box at the checkout which toning grade you would like this piano to be.
Insure your Piano
We understand how much your instrument means to you. We highly recommend insuring this truly important investment with Allianz who are the UK’s leading specialist insurer of musical instruments. We have no hesitation in assuring you that you are in safe hands and therefore have secured preferential rates for all our clients. Please CLICK HERE to ensure you receive the pre-negotiated lower-rate Coach House pricing.
Your piano will be delivered by our competent, professional piano moving team. Delivery is free of charge to a ground floor location, mainland UK.
Non-ground floor delivery
Delivery charges are applicable per flight of stairs/steps; the standard price is £100 + VAT (5-15 steps/stairs). Once your transaction is complete, you will be asked to provide photos of any stairs/steps or access that could potentially cause issues for the installation team. If a lift is available, information regarding dimensions of this would also be helpful for the piano installation team.
This piano can be exported to any country around the world. We are experienced in transporting pianos worldwide, including installation in your home, please submit your details using THIS LINK for an accurate shipping quotation.
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