UK Piano Page Piano Discussion Forums



ukpp-logo.jpg - 6645 Bytesd


Visit Markson Pianos


Brooklyn Piano

Ask questions on piano history and the age of your piano.

Moderator: Bill Kibby

Brooklyn Piano

Postby lucianasd » 31 Aug 2007, 19:39

Hi!
I have recently acquired an old piano and I would like to know its age. On the keyboard cover it has the name as Brooklyn Piano C London. It also has on the Silencing Stop button the patent number: 3648.

Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Luciana
lucianasd
New Member
New Member
 
Posts: 1
Joined: 31 Aug 2007, 18:18

Brooklyn

Postby Bill Kibby » 31 Aug 2007, 23:01

The silencing stop does not help us, it is a device used on different makes of pianos at different times. We know of the Brooklyn Piano Co., originally Green & Savage, a name which sounds like the incredible hulk! The Brooklyn name in itself doesn't tell us much, it was used on their pianos for a long time before the company used it, but "Brooklyn Piano Co." was in use by 1911. If the action was made by Schwander, it will have a number which we can date, but you probably need a technician to remove the action safely to look for it. Have a look at the Datemarks link at www.pianogen.org
Piano History Centre
http://pianohistory.info
Email bill@pianohistory.info
Try adding the word pianogen to your searches!
User avatar
Bill Kibby
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 5058
Joined: 04 Jun 2003, 19:25
Location: East Anglia UK


Return to Piano History

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], Yahoo [Bot] and 5 guests