Charles Walter Studio Upright
45" Oak Institutional Studio Upright- Serial #508696 - 1985
Built in Indiana in 1985, this model 1500 institutional upright is a great size and of good quality. It was originally purchased by a church and used in one of their classrooms. This piano is very clean and in great shape.
This piano has been inspected and found to be in excellent condition. It will be a wonderful piano for the discerning pianist.
The tuning pins are tight, there are no cracks in the soundboard or bridges, and the hammers have a lot of life left. Bench included. It has been reconditioned which included:
- Hammer Resurfacing
- Aligning Hammers to Strings
- Tightening Action Screws
- Leveling Keys
- Adjusting Key Dip
- Adjusting Let-off and Backchecks
- Cleaning the Strings
- Polishing Keytops
- Cleaning Both Inside & Out
- Polishing Brass Hardware
- Adjusting the Pedals
Manufacturer suggested pricing on a new 45" studio upright is $18,930. You will find that this piano will give you much joy for less than half that price, listed at $6150.00.
Charles Walter Piano History
The Charles Walter piano is a relatively new instrument in the world of pianos, with the company beginning in 1975 with the introduction of a 43" upright. The company prides itself on quality instruments, and produces mostly consoles and mid-sized grands that are manufactured in the USA and inspected personally by a Walter family member. The piano company remains in the hands of the Walter family, and its factory is located in Indiana.
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