Tag: Steinway

Seiler 166 upright piano: cf. Yamaha and Feurich

Seiler is a wonderfully made piano; it may be a solid cabinet rather than veneered, which is good for schools where you might like to avoid the veneer being peeled off by the children. The action is Renner [Germany], the hammers are Able [Germany] hammers. Both makes of parts are respected. Most top manufacturers are […]

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Comparison: Restored Steinway model O rosewood 1912 vs black 1905

 Video transcription: This is a comparison between 2 Steinway model O grand pianos. That’s 5’10 1/2 inches long. This Steinway was made in 1912 and is just recently come into stock. This Steinway was made in 1906 also recently arriving in stock: We will start off with this black polyester Steinway. This one is […]

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Steinway 5ft 7in model M 1930 grand piano: mahogany or black?

A Steinway model M, 5’7″ long made in 1960. We will see what work is needed to it. First of all it has a pretty perfect set of ivory keys they are a bit yellow but we can buff them and that will take most of the yellow out. There is a couple of very […]

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Finely restored Steinway A 6ft 3in 1898

Highly recommended Steinway model A grand pianos are one of the more commonly available Steinway pianos in the UK. For availability please check www.robertspianos.com/pianos-for-sale. Pianos fade with time if next to a window and the lid is closed on a wooden piano the part out of the light will fade, we recommend opening and closing […]

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Why is this Steinway better than others?

We have many Steinway pianos in stock, this one is a Steinway model O 5'10" long. Why is this one better. This one  is from 1904. Singability - the piano sings in the mid-treble area, important for the melody to sing through the arrangment of bass/chord and melody. A warm bass - the bass is [...]
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Richard Lipp upright piano

Some restored and reconditioned upright pianos in stock

  Steinway 1909 – the contour of the grain, shows through the bland polishing shows potential for refinishing. Slightly larger pins, swing style music desk. Also fully restored, not by us. Tuning pins are tight, more regulation will be needed. A bass string has been replaced to match the tone very well. Steinway 1898 – […]

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Unique Steinway model O case design

JUST IN STOCK: Surprising Steinway model O 1907

A Steinway grand piano with a difference. Marcus explores the unique case of this Steinway model O grand piano. The desk can be closed with the music stand up, so that the piano is slightly quieter. However, this partially closed desk, partially fades if placed in sunlight. The piano is from 1907, and was fully restored in […]

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Kawai Shigeru grand piano fallboard

Comparison between a Shigeru Kawai 2011 & Steinway model O grand pianos

As Marcus discusses, both pianos are designed to the highest standard. It is difficult to say which piano is better. The more modern Shigeru Kawai is likely to have a ‘slightly’ more sensitive touch. Whilst the Steinway model O is a matured instrument, especially the soundboard. Which we have yet to replace, but repair. So as to preserve […]

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Steinway model O grand piano

IN STOCK: Steinway Model O and M grands – comparison

Marcus discusses the difference between a Steinway model O and a Steinway model M, both fully restored from similar periods. The Steinway model O is from 1922 whilst the model M is from 1929. A close and similar period of Steinway manufacture. We would like to add that these pianos come with a 10 year guarantee for faults […]

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Yamaha pianos for sale. S6 grand piano

Comparison between Yamaha S6 and Steinway model B grand pianos

These top quality pianos are similar in length, 211-212 centimeters long. Marcus compares them in this video. A fully restored Steinway model B grand piano is in the top price band for a fully restored piano, whereas a handmade Yamaha S6 is rarer. Both pianos are in immaculate condition, the 2006 Yamaha S6 was hardly used […]

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Bosendorfer grand piano frame

Bosendorfer 170 & Steinway model M Comparison

Both pianos are 170 cm long 5″7′ long. Both restored with perfect ivory keys, new German strings. The Steinway grand has been restored to the original design with German Abel hammers, German strings, and felt colour matching. Also included is a Canadian maplewood multilayered pinblock for extra tuning durability. Steinway made this Rosewood two pedal piano […]

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Steinway model B vs Yamaha S6 handcrafted grand pianos

Steinway Model B & Yamaha S6 Handcrafted Comparison

The Steinway model B grand is Germany 1980 fully restored in every detail. With new bass and treble strings it has been refinished exactly as a new piano would be. It has new Steinway hammers, shanks and rollers. The action has been weighted and is regulated to feel exactly like a new action would. Very […]

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Acoustic vs Digital pianos

Are Digital Pianos Better than Acoustic Pianos?

Physical formats are increasingly going digital More and more as time passes digital technology is replacing physical media. Slowly books are becoming eBooks as they are more practical, you can fit your entire library in one portable device and back it up, CD's would scratch, digital audio is saved on a server that is backed up by a company [...]
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Steinway upright piano logo

Natural Reverb on Taller Steinway Model K c.1905

Video Transcript Hello, this is the assessment of a Steinway upright piano. Model K. And you can see it’s been restored. The outside has been restored and finished off in a mat sort of mahogany. Reddish sort of mahogany. You can see the logo there, that’s been changed, that’s not the original logo there on […]

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A Steinway grand piano in one of Roberts Pianos showrooms

Special Rental Prices on Top Quality Pianos / Free Storage Information

We currently have special prices for rentals on wooden pianos. In this video Marcus goes through several of our top German grand pianos available for rent, view them here. Types of finishes available for rental Polyester pianos are more difficult to refinished if scratched or chipped. Wood in most cases includes several lined patterns which make it easier to blend repairs in […]

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