Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/Steinbach piano


Hi - I saw that you had been asked previously about a Steinbach piano and wondered if you could help date ours?
I know it is pretty ancient but the serial number is 6474 and there is also D3544 stamped into the wood as well. I have been told that this would have been built in England.
Hope you can help?
Thank you

Hi Claudia:

There were several "Steinbach's"...Torino, Italy, Rockford, Illinois, and a name used by Mason & Risch in Toronto Canada, London, England.

The only numbers available are for the Canadian version.

If we could verify that it would help. Don't be afraid to remove some furniture, top and bottom to get a look at the steel plate where the strings are.

There should be an indication as to the country of origin.

If it is indeed any county but Canada, then we are indeed stuck as there are no numbers available!

Many times companies go in and out of business so quickly that there are no records kept.

Let me know.

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