Sauter is a brand name that is largely unfamiliar to the general public however, among piano aficionados, Sauter is highly-regarded as one of the world's finest pianos. Sauter pianos are manufactured in Germany where design and function is practiced as an art-form. Most of the world's finest pianos are manufactured in Germany including Steinway, Bechstein, Grotrian, Seiler, Bluthner, Steingraeber & Sohne and Sauter.
The founder of Sauter, Johann Grimm, began his piano building career in 1813 as an apprentice for the Stein Piano Factory, a famous maker in Vienna, Austria who built instruments for Mozart and Beethoven. Johann left Austria in 1819 and started building pianos on his own in his hometown in Germany with his step-son Carl Sauter.
Sauter pianos are not mass-produced instruments. Only 2000 Sauter pianos are built each year which assures that a high level of quality and attention to detail goes into each instrument. This is one of the most well designed pianos available today. The lyre system is the most thoughtful and sturdy design found in the industry.
This instrument is in excellent condition overall. The tone is rich and pleasing with excellent power and control from bass to treble. The sound can be soft and lyrical or bold and powerful.
This piano is equipped with the highly regarded German Renner action, heavy-duty locking double wheeled casters and locking lid. There is a very attractive Rosewood inlay on the music rack. Sauter pianos are manufactured by skilled craftsman using the highest quality raw materials.
This is a world-class instrument that will appeal to the most discriminating, demanding and skilled pianists. If you are in the market for a premium-quality instrument that sets itself apart from the brand names, this piano deserves your attention.
This instrument would be a perfect choice for a church, recital hall, music studio or large living room.
This model is still being produced by Sauter and currently has list price of $135,000. At less than half the cost of new, save thousands with this used model but sacrifice nothing in terms of tone and performance.
Matching adjustable padded bench included. Also included is a high-quality House of Troy grand piano lamp, valued at $385.
This piano will not disappoint!