This is a beautiful example of a Steinway Model M with the Louis XV casing in Walnut finish, Serial #379022, manufactured in 1963. It has a wonderfully warm sound and the action is responsive and nuanced.
Length: 5' 7" (170 cm)
Width: 57¾" (147 cm)
Weight: 560 pounds (255 kg)
Partial restoration completed last year by Jim Wilson of LA Piano):
- Installed new whippens, shanks & flanges
- Installed new Renner Blue Point hammers
- Installed new backchecks
- Regulated and voiced
- Rebuilt lyre
- Installed new bass strings
I'm the second owner, I bought it in 2001. It's been used only in a smoke-free, humidity controlled environment.