Pleyel table piano – SAP 5799

This piano is not for sale. It is a representation of our work carried out for one of our customers.

The instrument was restored completely including its cabinet, acoustic, action, and keyboard components.

All details regarding the piano and range of restoration can be found below.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION:

  • Type: table piano
  • Brand: Pleyel
  • Serial number: 6845
  • Date of manufacture: 1838
  • Number of keys: 78
  • Number of pedals: 2

CABINET

RESTORATION RANGE OF THE CABINET HAS BEEN DESCRIBED BELOW:

  • Disassembling of the instrument
  • Basic carpentry work prior to actual case finishing
  • Hand-rubbed transparent French polish “ECO” – surface pores closed in 70%
  • New lid prop
  • Old hardware polishing
  • Re-veneering of top edge of the rim
  • Oak veneer – used to re-veneering
  • New red fallboard felt

ACOUSTIC PART

RESTORATION RANGE OF THE ACOUSTIC PART HAS BEEN DESCRIBED BELOW:

  • Soundboard bleaching
  • Soundboard restoration and varnishing in mat
  • Bridge cap restoration
  • New bass strings of Heller
  • New steel strings – Paulello
  • Keeping old pin block
  • New nickel tuning pins
  • Iron frame sanding
  • Iron frame finishing in mat
  • Hitch pins restoration
  • New frame felts and string bearings – red

 

ACTION PART

RESTORATION RANGE OF THE ACTION HAS BEEN DESCRIBED BELOW:

  • Complete action restoration and regulation (replacing all worn out felts, leathers, cashmeres, and restoration of wooden and metal elements)
  • New hammer heads of Abel
  • New hammer shanks of Abel
  • Restoration of old wippens
  • Damper restoration and re-felting with felt of Jahn
  • Damper regulation
  • New trapwork
  • Keyboard restoration
  • Restoration of white key covers
  • Final voicing

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