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Gulbransen
 
 
Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Gulbransen Piano Company

Established--1904 by Axel G. Gulbransen and partners, in Chicago, IL.

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--

Other manufacturers of this brand-name--Seeburg (1964-), CBS (1973-), Mission Bay Investments (1985-), QRS Technologies (2002-).
Source: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).

Note: To obtain the age of your piano and details about the manufacturer, click: Pierce Piano Atlas--"the world's most authoritative publication on piano manufacturers, past and present." To learn how a piano works and how to go about buying one, we encourage you to purchase The Piano Book.
56" Gulbransen Upright #220425
Ribbon mahogany cabinet. Built in 1925. Rebuilt and Refinished by Ray’s Piano Service, 2009
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Restring Bass—
Dismantle. Remove bass strings, pins. Install new bass strings and pins. Recondition pedal mechanisms.
Recondition Action—
Clean, reshape hammers,  tighten screws, install new bridle tapes, repair or replace defective parts.
Complete Regulation—
Install new underkey punchings. Make regulation adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new: key height, key leveling, hammer blow distance, lost motion, let-off,  sustain, spoons. Tune to A-440
Reassemble—Reinstall pedal board, fallboard, lid and panels.
Selected pictures of the improvement process taken in our shop
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Bass strings removed

Bass strings removed

Damper levers removed

Damper levers removed

Pedal board reconditioned

Pedal board reconditioned

Bass restrung

Bass restrung

Treble hammers reshaped

Treble hammers reshaped

Bass hammers reshaped

Bass hammers reshaped

Dampers cleaned & re-installed

Dampers cleaned & re-installed

New dampers, complete regulation

New dampers, complete regulation

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