Geib Square Piano

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Description (Brief)
This square piano was made by William Geib in New York, New York around 1835. William was the son of John Geib, a prominent piano maker and dealer and music publisher in New York. This piano is serial number 6662 and has a compass of FF-f4, an English double action, felt (?) hammers, double-strings throughout, 1 pedal: dampers, wood frame, and a rosewood case.
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date made
Geib, William
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
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Credit Line
Gift of Hugo Worch
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


My late Uncle left me one of these. I did my research on it about 10 years ago and even drove by the original factory these pianos were made. Incredible instrument.

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