Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Sterling Piano Co.
Established--1871 by Charles A. Sterling, in Derby, CT.
Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Mendelssohn, Huntington, Goetz & Co., Lohmann, Richardson.
Other manufacturers of this brand-name--
Source: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).
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55" Sterling Upright #73788
Flat black lacquer. Built in 1918. Reconditioned & Refinished by Ray’s Piano Service, Summer 2002
Recondition Action—Clean, reshape hammers, tighten all screws, replace defective parts. Install new bass strings.
Complete Regulation—Make adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new: key height, key leveling, hammer blow distance, lost motion, letoff, keydip, sustain, spoons. Tune to A-440
Refinish--Dismantle cabinet. Repair cabinet where needed. Sand lightly. Apply one coat black lacquer and one coat clear lacquer. Install new rubber buttons, nameboard felt, and fallboard decal. Reassemble.
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