and Zimmermann, the second-line pianos produced
by Bluthner and Bechstein? I'm looking for an upright
which is somewhat mellower than a Yamaha but doesn't
have an astronomical price tag!
Schimmel's cheap Vogel is good value... Provided it's exactly that. Cheap. Don't pay list.
Get a second hand Yamaha SU series and have it expertly voiced. A Yamaha needn't be over-bright. That's a myth.