August Forster 1924 5’4” Baby Grand Piano in High Polish Ebony | $24,900.00
This German made 1924 August Forster 5’4” piano (serial number 51470) From its German roots in Lobau, Germany, August Forster has always been known for its rather unique tone. The tone is captivating, very mellow with no shrill overtones or metallic sound presentation.
Since 1859 the name August Forster has been known for it’s lovely mellow sound making it a favorite among Classical musicians. The touch is very smooth and deliberate and one that you will absolutely find impeccable.
Obviously, the cabinet has been completely refinished throughout. The original cabinet must have been a wood finish but our designers decided to go with high polish ebony and the result was amazing. The pin block restored, new pins and new strings installed, the plate has been refinished, the soundboard restored, necessary action parts have been replaced, new hammers, restored and/or replaced hammer shanks, and the belly work and trap work (pedals and lyre) have been restored.
Steffes and Schulz GmbH of Weisbaden Germany are responsible for the refurbishments of this piano.
R Kassman’s Master Technician has completely voiced and regulated the piano to concert expectations and returned it to it’s sweet tonal expectations. The touch, both up-weight and down-weight, have been perfectly balanced making this piano a true masterpiece inside and out. This unique piano is perfect for the fine arts connoisseur looking for a piano that goes beyond the pedigree.
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