Identifying a D'almaine Piano

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Identifying a D'almaine Piano

Post by OddBlonde »

Hi everyone,

I inherited this D'almaine Piano from my Grandmother, and I believe she inherited it from another family member.

Would anyone be able to tell me what kind of piano it is? Nothing I search for comes up with this style.

Or advice as to where to look to find more information

Thank you,
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Re: Identifying a D'almaine Piano

Post by chrisw »

It is a spinet upright. D'almaine is not registered in my book as a piano maker.
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Re: Identifying a D'almaine Piano

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The D'Almaine firms were going strong in London in the 1800s, I have one from about 1846, and the name continued into the 1900s.
The Minipiano was invented in 1934, based on earlier models, bu this one is based on that thirties mini style.
This side of the ocean, "Spinet" is a type of harpsichord, and websites disagree about what is the correct application of the term in the states.
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