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by bj1951
07 Apr 2021, 14:16
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Imperial Organ & Piano Ltd. London
Replies: 3
Views: 896

Re: Imperial Organ & Piano Ltd. London

Just an update on my Imperial upright, still holding pitch, no loose pins. two granddaughters have put away their electronic keyboards. The sound is wonderful!
by bj1951
16 Mar 2021, 06:45
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Imperial Organ & Piano Ltd. London
Replies: 3
Views: 896

Re: Imperial Organ & Piano Ltd. London

Thank you for the input. Since my last post I have removed and lubed the action, inspected the soundboard and plate, cleaned all internals, and treated the pinblock with pin tightener. I have slowly brought pitch up to A-435 over several rough tunings (many strings two full notes flat after over 30 ...
by bj1951
05 Mar 2021, 23:47
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Imperial Organ & Piano Ltd. London
Replies: 3
Views: 896

Imperial Organ & Piano Ltd. London

I have an Imperial Organ & Piano upright. The SN#11521 stamped into the pinblock, 85 keys, two pedals, Herrburger Brooks ltd. action, and is now in 430 pitch. Until now, untouched for past 30 years. No strings broken, no rust, overall solid original condition. Straight strung, full plate, fully ...