Product Information of Steinway & Sons Used Grand Piano
We at Music Gallery have a fully restored Model S Steinway & Sons Baby Grand Piano featured in our showroom. This piano has a beautifully rich and warm tone, with a quick and responsive action and is a dream to play. 100% Made in USA in 1949 – over 72 years old.
For over 160 years, Steinway & Sons has been dedicated to making the finest pianos in the world. Pioneering handcrafted methods are still employed today to ensure uncompromising standards of quality, in turn ensuring that the Steinway piano remains the peerless instrument of uncompromising expression.
- Length: 5′ 1″ (155 cm)
- Width: 57¾” (147 cm)
- Net Weight: 540 pounds (252 kg)
3 solid spruce with a volume of 1,050 cu. In. (17,202cm3); Spruce provides tensile strength with less weight. Maple dowels fasten braces to rim & crossblock producing a single homogenous foundation upon which is built the tonal component. Note: Treble bell is not required in smaller grands of lesser tensions.
Overstrung; combination agraffe; Front AND rear duplex.
Tension: 32,332 lbs. (14,550 kg)
Made from durable, resinous sugar pine to assure strong and constant support of string down-bearing on the soundboard; rib ends are hand-fitted.
Premium blued steel; rust-resistant, nickeled heads
- Treble: twelve whole & one-half sizes from high-tensile Swedish steel.
- Bass: Swedish steel core wire wound with pure copper.
- Longest: Agraffe/bridge: 45½” (116 cm)
Premium wool top felt and under felt; treated to resist insects and moisture. Compression-wired to maintain permanent shape. Hard rock maple hammer moldings and shanks.
Horizontal-cut premium wool for effective dampening with maple heads for endurance.
European spruce, individually weighed-off. Chip-proof, stain-resistant coverings for naturals; slip-proof, adbraded ebonized sharps. Durable Linden wood buttons reinforce keys over balance rail, permitting maximum tonal
power with every strike. Longest key: 19″ (48.3 cm).
Made from planks of quarter-sawn spruce. Horizonal and vertical birch planks present a vented system for humidity escapement. Crowned and reverse-crowned action frame gives a snug fit, intensifies key movement and prevents “slapping” during heavy playing. Large maple dowel ends provide a solid mount for adjustable brass touch-regulating screws. Thickness: 1¾” (4.45 cm).
Heavy, solid brass. Soft, sustaining, and full sostenuto.