Information on Blankenstein pianos

Make Blankenstein
Made in Berlin, Germany and London, UK
Rating 50-60
Estimate in UK 500
Dates of manufacture Most of those in the UK date around 1895 to 1910


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.

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