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Farrand
 
 
Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Detroit Organ Company, later named Farrand & Votey (1887) and re-named Farrand Piano Company (1897).

Established--1883 in Holland, MI.

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Farrand-Cecilian player

Other manufacturers of this brand-name--
Source: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).

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54 1/2" Farrand Upright #23869
Mahogany cabinet, painted by previous owner.  Built about 1900 in Holland, MI. Restored by Ray’s Piano Service in Fall 2005
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Recondition action—Complete cleaning, tighten all screws, reshape hammers, install new bridle tapes.
Complete Regulation—all adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440
57" Farrand Upright #20008
Built in 1916 by the Farrand Piano Company of Holland, MI. Action and Harp in original condition. Has great potential for reconditioning/rebuilding/refinishing. Reconditioned in 2011, delivered to buyer in Bellingham, WA.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
II - Reshape hammers, tighten screws, install new bridle tapes, complete regulation using new underkey punchings, tune.
III - Recondition pedal mechanisms, install new keytops, strip and complete refinishing, replace fallboard decal.
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