1969 BALDWIN 5’8” MODEL 226

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Year: 1969

Model: 226

Size: 5'8"

Saied Price: $29,899.00

Compare To New At: $71,050


This Artist Series Grand piano represents the finest quality grand pianos ever made by Baldwin! Produced when Baldwin was really Baldwin, this piano took one year to build by hand, by skilled craftsman in the USA. This is an original Baldwin 5’8″ Model 226-R Grand Piano and it can’t be replaced, as American handmade Baldwin pianos are no longer made! While a piano must have extraordinary sound, it must also be beautiful. Baldwin had more than 100 years of woodworking and design experience, and was uniquely qualified to craft piano cabinets which are not only durable, but also provide timeless beauty. This model 226 grand piano combines the performance quality of the Baldwin Model R design; with beautiful French Provincial styling, in a rare Royal Cherry cabinet. Believe it or not, when Baldwin built some of their last pianos here in the USA, the model 226 in Royal Cherry listed for $71,050!!! OUCH!!

– One piece all maple rim, like Steinway!
– New custom made Bolduc pinblock
– New tuning pins
– New mapes Gold Strings, also used by Steinway
– Plate (Harp) stripped and refinished. “Uccu-just” hitch pins are in perfect condition
– All case parts filled and refinished in hand rubbed close pore extra thick cherry finish
– Original Baldwin soundboard saved, shimmed, glued, sealed and refinished
– Original Baldwin bridges saved and used, were in brand new condition
– Full key rebushing front and back
– New damper felt
– Original Baldwin damper heads saved and refinished
– Sandblast keyframe/replace felts/level and space keys
– Soda blast keys, Buff & Clean rails, Paint brackets
– New Let-Off screws, New Flange screws, New Frame screws, New Key end felts
– Replace keytops and re-paint ebony keys
– Veneer keys sides
– New Abel hammers built to original Baldwin whippens
– New Tokiwa backchecks built to original Baldwin spec
– Clean, buff and seal all hardware in original Baldwin brass
– Basic action regulation
– Repair and finish original Baldwin bench