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Steinway A3
6'4" Mahogany finish
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Play a Part of History.

This splendid Queen Anne style Model A piano features burled walnut veneer. As an intermediate sized piano it maintains the impressive look and sound expected from a Steinway, without requiring a very large room. More than three quarters of a century ago this piano was first sold to a private family in Montclair, New Jersey. Today it can become a part of your family’s history.

Own this piano for $100,000
after custom restoration.

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Serial #:285892 Length:6'4"
Veneer:Mahogany Style:Queen Anne

Available to ship in12 WEEKS

Past. Present. Future.

Authenticating the past for each of our Steinway pianos is critical to its future and restoration. According to Steinway’s records, this piano was finished on November 20, 1936 and delivered to a private customer in New Jersey one week later.


1936

  • Jan 20King George V of the United Kingdom dies.
  • Mar 01Construction of the Hoover Dam is completed.
  • Mar 01Margaret Mitchell’s novel “Gone With the Wind” is first published.
  • Aug 03African-American athlete Jesse Owens wins the 100-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics.
  • Nov 20Steinway finishes crafting this beautiful grand piano.
  • Nov 23The first edition of Life Magazine is published.
  • Learn what other amazing events happened in the world of 1936.

1937

We Use Genuine Steinway Parts

Our craftsmen recommend the following restoration work be completed before shipping:

Finest Quality Sound Boards

Expert analysis of this piano's soundboard:

This original soundboard is in great condition.  The crown is strong, and the board will serve perfectly with some minor refinishing. 

A new soundboard has been installed.  Learn more about our custom soundboards here

This soundboard is in good condition and we recommend restoring the original soundboard. 

The original soundboard has been restored and is now in excellent condition. 

We recommend that this soundboard be replaced with a hand-crafted spruce soundboard.  Learn more about our soundboards here

The original soundboard is in excellent condition. 

Player Piano

Player Piano System Installation

Select from the leading manufacturers of player piano systems which integrate full orchestration sound, apps for simple remote control, and the ability to record and playback performances.


Custom Action

Custom Action

If you prefer a 'light' or 'heavy' touch, a 'bright' or 'mellow' sound, modern manufacturer recommended parts or parts built to historic specifications, we will create the action you prefer.


Custom Action

Humidity Control

Maintaining proper humidity is critical to the well-being of your fine instrument. Protect it with the industry leading Dampp-Chaser Piano Life Saver which monitors the piano’s humidity levels and maintains an ideal 42% relative humidity.

Wood Stains

Stains & Finishes

The look of a piano is one of it’s most important attributes. Once stripped to the original unfinished wood veneer, the choices are limitless. Select from a wide variety of stain colors, or we can mix a custom color. Once stained, layers of lacquer are slowly applied to create your desired finish, from open-pore to closed-pore. Finally, the lacquer is painstakingly hand-rubbed to create a satin, semi-gloss, or high-gloss polish.

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Easy returns and lifetime trade

Warranties

5 year soundboard | 20 year parts

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We offer a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Once your piano is delivered, we give you 30 days to play it and make sure everything is exactly as you wish. If not, simply let us know, and we will pick up the piano and give you a full refund. Additionally, when you buy a restored piano from Lindeblad you can, at any time in the future, exchange that piano for another of our pianos and apply the full price you paid to the exchange.

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