This Upright Steinway is absolutely beautiful. Manufactured in early 1938, it is a Model P (45) with a "Pianino" case design. The height is 45 inches, which was the standard case for this model and year. Pianino was the immediate predecessor of the 1098. The following is from a recent professional appraisal:
Case: Dark mahogany.
Keyboard: Original ivory.
Music wire: All original and intact.
Pinblock: Smooth and consistent.
Soundboard: Excellent condition.
Bridges: Excellent condition.
Action: All original; hammers show considerable wear.
Fair Market Value: $3,500
Upright Steinways of this unusual stylish model that have been fully refurbished sell for $15,000 to $20,000.
Buyer needs to arrange moving and shipping from Ithaca, NY.
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