1895 Cornish & Company ‘Orchestral’ Upright Grand
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Just completed, this was a meticulous, full nut and bolt restoration completed at our Adelaide piano workshop!
This piano is an authentic and extremely rare vintage Cornish Company 'Orchestral’ Upright Grand Piano; manufactured in the Cornish Piano and Organ Company Factory, Washington, USA in 1896. This particular. Odel is the 4 pedal, ‘Orchestral’ Upright Grand Piano measuring an imposing 146cm tall, one of the largest upright pianos ever manufactured.
The Cornish Piano Company was established in Washington, USA in 1879. The company focused on prestige, custom made pianos and organs. As result, every single instrument they made was unique in character and a true piece of art.
This particular example is absolutely stunning and a true one of a kind instrument that has to be seen to be beleived. The exterior cabinet features hand carved, filigree timber panels depicting a harp holding a music book, beaded mouldings finished in extremely rare tiger striped American walnut.
The piano cabinet has been completely stripped back to bare wood and completely repolished in a classic French polished finish in our own piano restoration workshop in Adelaide.
The interior mechanism of the piano has also been completely dismantled and rebuilt with new centre pins, return springs, bridle tapes and refurbished felts throughout. The keyboard features the original ivory which has also been fully restored. The piano now plays perfectly and is finely tuned to A440 Concert Pitch.
The piano also features a rare 4 pedal system, these include the normal sustain and soft pedals as well as a uniquely combined ‘mandolin’ and ‘mellow’ combination rail. These added features make this piano a truely unique and versatile instrument like no other.
With a smooth, responsive action, and a lovely warm tone, this premium piano would be a beautiful feature and a gorgeous instrument for any home and a keepsake for generations to come!
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Australia wide delivery, Tuning following delivery, Matching leather top piano bench & 15 Year Warranty.