Pleyel & Co Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Pleyel & Co

Year: 1834

Geography: Paris / France

Dimensions (cm): W=180

Current location: Not on display

General description: French action in mahogany case. The nameboard has brass inlay. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Divided bridge. Single strung bass strings, the rest of the piano is bichord.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: CC-f4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Medaille d'... / Ignace Pleyel & Co. / Facteurs de Pianos... / a Paris, Rue Cadet ...

Edition/serial number: 3281

Literature references: This piano can be found in the original Pleyel ledgers under the serial number 3281. The information included in the ledger contains the date the piano was purchased, as well as dates pertaining to the construction of the piano: https://archivesmusee.philharmoniedeparis.fr/Default/doc/SYRACUSE/24

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