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Private Estate Lakewood Online Auction Part II (Closed #39006677)

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Wm. Kanabe & Co. Parlor Grand Piano

  Lot # 001
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Vintage Parlor Grand Piano by Wm. Kanabe & Co. This would need to be tuned and please note that this originally had a high gloss finish but due to having sat in sunlight, it has crackled and shows signs of wear as can be seen in photographs. 

***This item will need professional assistance to remove from the estate. We Recommend Fast Eddie's Delivery and Moving who specializes in the pick up and delivery of large items for over 20 years and has the correct machine for this type of work. He can provide you with a quote by calling him at 216-819-2100 and by telling him Melissa from Transitional Design referred him. 

William Knabe & Company (not to be confused with Knabe Brothers) is one of the most illustrious and respected names in the American piano industry. William Knabe entered into partnership with William Henry Gaehle in 1839, forming firm of  Knabe & Gaehle“ in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1854, W. H. Gaehle withdrew giving complete control to Knabe, and the name was changed to “Wm. Knabe & Company”.  Wm. Knabe & Co. built some of the finest pianos in American history. Knabe’s patents were numerous, and their many innovations aided in improving piano design and evolution well into the 20th Century.In 1908 Knabe was purchased by The American Piano Company. During the early 20th Century the firm built some of the finest, most elaborate and expensive pianos in American history.  Knabe was so successful that it became the “Official Piano of the Metropolitan Opera” in the 1920s.

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  • Condition Fair See description
  • Size Approx. 37.5 x 55 x 64
  • Location Living Room
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  • Lot # 001
  • System ID # 39007448
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