Charles Walter 1520
43" Oak Console - Serial #511062 - 1988
Featured is an Oak satin Charles Walter 43" Riviera style console #511062, built in 1988.
Having one owner, it has always been lovingly cared for. It has had minimal use, and has many like-new parts. Inspected with RPI's rigorous eye and reconditioned to our our standards, this piano has turned out to be a wonderful edition to our showroom. It has a full, beautiful tone that is sure to inspire your aspiring musician.
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. Reconditioning 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
Manufactured suggested pricing on a new 43" console is $17,000. You will find that this piano will give you much joy for less than half that price, listed at $5150.00.
Charles Walter 1520 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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