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Hallet, Davis & Company
 
 
Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Hallet, Davis & Company

Established--1879 in Boston, MA.

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--

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

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53" Hallet, Davis & Co. Upright #30685
Elegant Victorian ebonized cabinet. Built in 1885. A solid piano when new, well worth restoring. In "original" condition. This is a "family heirloom" piano.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Cleaning—Clean board, strings, pins, pedals, keybed, action.
Pins & strings—
Replace loosest pins, replace strings that break during tuning, install new bass strings.
Recondition action & pedals—
Tighten screws, replace loose center pins, recondition pedal mechanisms. Install new hammers, replace warped hammer shanks. Install new bridle tapes.
Regulation—
Complete regulation, install new underkey punchings. Tune to A-440.
Keytops—
Replace badly worn ivories.
Cabinet—
Clean. Install new cloth under decorative panels.
Selected pictures of the improvement process taken in our shop
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Dampers removed

Dampers removed

New hammers installed

New hammers installed

New bridle tapes installed

New bridle tapes installed

Bass strings installed

Bass strings installed

Complete regulation

Complete regulation

Installingnew velveteen

Installingnew velveteen

Keys & fallboard decal

Keys & fallboard decal

Ready for delivery

Ready for delivery

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