Antique Pianos/upright grand


neil wrote at 2016-02-16 15:47:03
hi rich galassini,

this is neil, bob's brother! How's it going???Crazy that I did a search of Neufeld, berlin and your name popped up as the expert! CRAZY SMALL WORLD!

i'm looking at buying a 1890 Neufeld. I have no interst in restoring it, and am told that it only needs tuning. i'm bringing a professional tuner with me to the purchase to inspect, and will purchase, if tunable, for less that 200 bucks.

whaddaya think? all the best from Odessa, Ukraine, Neil

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Rich Galassini


I am happy to help with any questions regarding antique acoustic pianos. This includes questions regarding value, service, maintenance, rebuilding, appraisel, and pricing. I have 2 degrees in music, have been involved in sales, service, appraisel, and rebuilding and I own one of the oldest and most respected rebuilding firms in the USA, Cunningham Piano Company. To learn more, visit


I am an active performing musician who has worked in service, sales, management, and ownership of one of the United States oldest and most respected piano companies, Cunningham Piano Company.

- Piano Technicians Journal, Dec. 1990 - "The Soundboard", 2009, 2010 - 15 years active participant on The Piano Forum (

- BM, Music Education, Temple University, Philadelphia - BM, Music Performance, Temple University, Philadelphia - Maintain a relationship that includes training, consultation, and technology exchange with manufacturers including Bosendorfer, Mason & Hamlin, Estonia, and others. - Been through all training given by above mentioned manufacturers and others. - manage and engage an on premises rebuilding staff that brings experience from Steinway, Baldwin, Yamaha, Bosendorfer, PTG, and many other sources

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- Master Series speaker at Mason & Hamlin factory training - Guest lecturer at Philadelphia area music schools on acoustic piano - Board member to several Philadelphia area non profit music organizations - Chosen by CNN as an expert and interviewed live on their news program, to see this visit

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