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THE PERIOD PIANO CENTER

A 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation    email contact    Donations

        Bill Shull, RPT, M.Mus.  Founder and President

New Location:  610 Amigos Dr B1,  Redlands, CA  92373  909 796-4226

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Steinway & Sons 8’ “Fancy Grand” #1396 first sold in 1858

1395 and 1396 were among the first production fancy grand cabinets  built by Steinway and Sons

 

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 Flatstrung, like nearly all of the first three years of Steinway grand pianos (1856 to 1858).  Production pair #1395 and #1396 were  begun in the factory September 26, 1857.  Period Piano Center’s #1396 was sold in March 1858.

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