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Hobart M. Cable
 
 
Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Hobart M. Cable Piano Company.

Established--1900 by Hobart M. Cable, Hobart M. Cable Jr., and Howard R. Morenus.

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--

Other manufacturers of this brand-name--Walter Piano Company (late 1980s), Classic Player Piano Company (1990-)
From: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).

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57" Hobart M. Cable #25090
Tall, beautiful mahogany cabinet. Built in 1908 by Hobart M. Cable of Chicago. Restored by Ray’s Piano Service in 2008.
This piano combines the elegance and solid construction of the Victorian era with the depth and richness of musical tone obtainable only with older uprights. It will give superior performance for generations to come.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Dismantle, Clean—Dismantle. Clean interior. Check casters, replace if necessary. Rebuild pedal mechanisms.
Restring, Repin—Remove original strings, pins, and plate; repair and refinish soundboard and bridges, re-install plate, restring and repin.
Recondition action—Tighten action screws. Install new hammers, treble dampers, bridle tapes, catcher leather where needed. Replace defective parts.
Complete Regulation—All adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, using new underkey punchings. Tune to A-440
Refinish--Strip cabinet & panels, repair as needed, sand, stain, sealer, satin lacquer. Install new buttons, knobs, fallboard decal. Replate pedals. Install new casters.
Bench--New bench, mahogany with square legs, refinished the same color as the piano.
Selected pictures of the improvement process taken in our shop
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Strings Removed

Strings Removed

Board Refinished

Board Refinished

Plate Reinstalled

Plate Reinstalled

Restringing

Restringing

Action Dismantled

Action Dismantled

New Hammers &Tapes

New Hammers &Tapes

Cleaning Keytops

Cleaning Keytops

 Regulating &Tuning

Regulating &Tuning

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