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25-02-2015, 06:18

Pianino made by
Matthias Ferdinand Rachals, Hamburg Serial number 435 - Circa 1840

MATHIAS FERDINAND RACHALS (1801-1866) had made pianos of all kinds in Hamburg since 1832 making this pianino one of the early ones he made.

Case made of rosewood. The wooden Framed piano is in its original condition, together with the original strings and the tuning pins.
The strings are placed vertical .
The Hammers are covered by felt with a hallowed area similar to the early Pleyel hammers in Paris.
Two pedals, left one is for the dampening, the right activates the bichord to the una-corda effect.
Typical Pianino from the Chopin Era
Compass:  F 1 – f  4  (6 oktaves).

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7-01-2015, 11:30

H. Roloff Upright piano serial number 499 - Circa 1840s

This upright piano was built by Heinrich Roloff circa 1840s serial number  499. Because of its shape and the opening by the pedals, it is usually referred to as a “dog kennel” upright. The factory was in Neubrandenburg, Germany. We know of a few similar Roloff Dog Kennel pianos. One, with serial number 361, is in Frankfurt, Germany in the Bezirksmuseum. The other, with serial number 1167, is in Bydgoszcz, Poland at the Filharmonia Pomorska.

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1-12-2014, 10:06

Ignace Pleyel Upright serial number 13765 - Year 1846

Pianino made by Ignace Pleyel from the year 1846 in a spotted mahogany sculpted rich case.

Described as Model 7 in archives.Another fantastic example of the art and design mixed with the music and magic these early pianos hold in our history.


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28-09-2014, 13:39

Pleyel Pianino serial number 4874 - Year 1835

Ignace Pleyel Pianino serial number 4874 made in the year 1835,
piano originally purchased by the Prince Francois Borghese of Italy also known as Prince Aldobrandini.
Case is not of the normal construction of pianino made by Ignace Pleyel, this particular pianino is made or gorgeous Citrus wood highlighted by bands of Zephir wood, a type of African ebony mostly used on musical instruments.


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6-08-2014, 12:27

Pianino Pleyel made by Ignace Pleyel serial number 5510 year 1836

6 1/2 octave verticale pianino in a beautiful flamed mahogany. 

It is said that Chopin often admired and used these small beautiful instruments.

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