Information about Blankenstein pianos:
|Made in||Berlin, Germany and London, UK|
|Rating when Reconditioned (see makes page)||50-60|
|Estimated number of pianos in the UK||500. All the ones we’ve seen are uprights|
|Dates of manufacture and serial number||Most of those in the UK date around 1895 to 1910|
Comments on this make
Blankenstein Pianos are traditional uprights, overstrung underdamper, most about 125-130cm high (4ft). The common colours are walnut and black. They have a pleasing mellow tone, and usually need extensive restoration; tuning pins often go loose and need replacing.