Baldwin Grand Piano Model “R”

Baldwin Grand Piano Model “R”

This 1913 mahogany Mason & Hamlin “BB” grand has exceptional tone with a lively but mellow bass growl and a bell-like tenor / treble. The immaculate original ivories, new action, new strings, pin block and sounding board all combine to make this piano turly a joy to play. We are offering it in our New Year sale for $29,900 which includes delivery, bench, tuning and a 10 year warranty. If you are interested in the piano please contact us.

Tone Quality

Inner Felt: 5Hammers Description: Since hammers are the “heart of the piano”, Baldwin uses hammers from the Renner Company–Best quality felt. Manufactured to Baldwin’s specifications. Produces exceptional tone. Final voicing by Baldwin craftsmen.

  • Hammers: 100% Virgin Wool
  • Outer Felt: 16 1/2

Strings Description: Baldwin’s patented SynchroTone II process enables the production of bass strings with the longitudinal vibration mode tuned in the manufacturing process, resulting in bass tones with greater clarity and ustain.

  • Strings: SynchroTone IITM
  • Speaking Length: 48 7/8″

Soundboard Description: Baldwin soundboards amplify the string energy to produce a richer, longer lasting piano tone. They are meticulously constructed, custom fit and then tapered for improved amplification.

  • Soundboard: Solid Eastern White Spruce
  • Area – Sq. In.: 1,686
  • Tapered: Yes

Bridge Description: An integral part of the soundboard assembly, the bridge and ribs distribute the energy from the strings throughout the soundboard area. Acu-JustTM hitch pins provide precise downbearing on the bridge for each individual string allowing for improved tonal resonance.

  • Bridge Material: Hard Rock Maple
  • Bridge Design: 10-Ply Vertically Laminated
  • Ribs: 11 Quarter-Sawn Spruce
  • Hitch Pins: Acu-JustTM
Touch and Response

Action Description: Our exclusive Baldwin Action is designed and crafted to provide highly sensitive response for the most demanding pianist.

  • Action: Baldwin
  • Material: Hard Rock Maple

Keys Description: Real ebony wood sharps with radiused top, and chip-proof, stain-resistant materials are individually balanced and reinforced with maple to provide exceptional durability and note-to-note consistency.

  • Keys: Individually Balanced
  • Keys Material: Spruce
  • Key Shoes: Beech

KeyBed Description: The keybed provides a solid foundation for the keyframe and action allowing for precise and stable regulation.

  • KeyBed: Laminated Hardwood
  • KeyBed Plies: 21
Tuning and Durability

Rim Description: All inner and outer laminations are pressed in one operation to form a single rim. Combined with Baldwin-designed rim braces, plate and mounting system, all elements work together to provide superior performance and long-term stability.

  • Rim Design: 26 Ply – Inner and Outer Rims
  • Brace Construction: Glued, Mortised and Dowelled
  • Plate Cast Iron: Sand Cast
  • Plate Suspension: Threaded Plate Mounting System

Pinblock Description: The Baldwin 41-ply pinblock is constructed of cross-grain plies of the finest hard rock maple using a proprietary process which provides outstanding tuning stability.

  • Pinblock Material: Hard Rock Maple
  • Number of Plies: 11
  • Tuning Pins: Nickel Plated, Blued Steel
While a piano must have extraordinary sound, it must also be beautiful. With more than 100 years of woodworking and design experience, Baldwin is uniquely qualified to craft piano cabinets which are not only durable, but also provide timeless beauty.

Warranty Description: By combining exceptional designs, the finest materials available and meticulous craftsmanship, Baldwin is able to offer a warranty which ensures many years of superior performance and musical enjoyment.

  • Warranty: Parts – Lifetime | Labor – Ten Years

Contact us if you are interested in this piano.

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