Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Winter & Co.
Established--1899 by Gottlieb Heller and Henry Heller, in New York, NY.
Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Bradbury, George P. Bent, Crown, Elbridge, W.P. Haines, Hallet & Davis, Heller & Co., Huntington, Mehlin, Mendelssohn Musette, Pease, Pianette, Pianola, Resotonic, Rudolf, Sterling, Ivers & Pond, Kranich & Bach, Melodigrand, Henry F. Miller, Hardman, Poole, Sting, Thomas.
Other manufacturers of this brand-name--
Source: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).
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37" Winter Spinet #296777
Mahogany, Built in 1952. Restored by Ray's Piano Service, Fall 2003
Recondition—Complete cleaning, reshape hammers, tighten action screws, install new plastic elbows, replace other defective parts.
Regulate—All adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440.
Refinish--Repair cabinet and music rest as needed, strip and sand cabinet & bench. Apply stain, sealer, and lacquer. Install new rubber buttons and fallboard decal.
37" Winter Spinet "Musette" #314149
Walnut cabinet, "drop action." Built in 1953, Restored by Ray’s Piano Service, Fall 2005.
Rebuild, Restring, Repin—Destring, repair soundboard, remove plate, repair & refinish sound board, reinstall plate, repin bass, restring & repin treble, rebuild pedal mechanisms.
Recondition action—Complete cleaning, tighten all screws, install new hammers, install new plastic elbows.
Complete Regulation—all adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440
Refinish—Repair cabinet veneer, strip all parts, apply sealer and lacquer, reassemble.
40" Winter Console #432655
Ornately crafted light oak cabinet with matching bench. Built in 1974, Reconditioned, Regulated, and Tuned by Ray’s Piano Service, Fall 2003.
Action reconditioned—Complete cleaning, hammers reshaped, all action screws tightened, tight center pins replaced.
Completely Regulated—All adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new: hammer blow distance, key height & leveling, capstans, letoff, keydip, dampers, pedals. Tuned to A-440
Partially Refinished—Since most of the cabinet was in beautiful shape, we could restore this piano to as-good-as-new appearance with only partial refinishing. We touched up the music desk and piano lid with urethane, hand-rubbed to ensure a satin finish that matched the rest of the piano.
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