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by Chris Leslie
24 Jan 2019, 22:38
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Holling and Spangenberg
Replies: 1
Views: 610

Holling and Spangenberg

Hello Bill Kibby.

Can you find for me date of manufacture of a Holling and Spangenberg with serial number 28688?

Chris Leslie
by Chris Leslie
18 Jan 2014, 10:46
Forum: Piano History
Topic: W.H. Paling & Co. Ltd.
Replies: 32
Views: 23053

Re: W.H. Paling & Co. Ltd.

Hi Wendy Sorry for late answer but I don't check in here very often. I can add to my previous post that W.H.Paling had their "Victor" piano line manufactured to their requirements, including Paling logo on the plate, up to about 1900 by the German company Uebel & Lechleiter. Ubel serial numbers shou...
by Chris Leslie
04 Jan 2013, 10:15
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Mignon upright piano serial number 20449
Replies: 3
Views: 4921

Re: Mignon upright piano serial number 20449

Mignon pianos was marketed by the Australian music store Nicholson and Sons. As did W.H.Paling imported pianos from overseas to their specifications and renamed them "Victor", Nicholson imported and called their line "Mignon" after the grand daughter. Serial numbers are useless because we do not kno...
by Chris Leslie
04 Jan 2013, 10:00
Forum: Piano History
Topic: W.H. Paling & Co. Ltd.
Replies: 32
Views: 23053

Re: W.H. Paling & Co. Ltd.

I know a little bit about W.H.Paling & Co.Ltd., their Victor pianos, as well as Beale. My first tuning lessons were with Palings in their Sydney piano warehouse just prior to them closing in the early 1970's. The father of W.H.Paling was a piano maker in Holland and his son W.H.arrived in Australia ...
by Chris Leslie
31 Dec 2012, 22:04
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Drifting Notes
Replies: 26
Views: 8972

Re: Drifting Notes

The Railsback Curve only gets one mention ,which is on this topic, so I shall ask a nice juicy question about that . What is the effective relation between the Railsback Curve and the tuning system ? The equal temperament exists so ubiquitously for a technical tuning reason . On the unequal tuning ...