Steinway & Sons Reproducing Grand Piano

Steinway & Sons Reproducing Grand Piano

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Description (Brief)
This reproducing grand piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York in 1930. This model “AR” grand has a Duo-Art reproducing mechanism in a remote concertola cabinet. This cabinet holds multiple player rolls in a location away from the piano, and allows these rolls to be played consecutively and automatically. The piano is serial number 271205(?), and has a compass of AAA-c5, repetition action, felt hammers, 1, 2, or 3 steel strings per note, 3 pedals: una corda, sostenuto and dampers, a one-piece iron frame, cross-strung, and an English oak case, ornately carved with spirally-twisted carved legs, and no curved sides.
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Object Name
Date made
Steinway & Sons
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dean E. Burget, Jr., M.D. and Undine Ehrman Burget
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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