Wednesday, March 29, 2017

What's One Year In the Grand Scheme of Things

Found signature on the last key I was replacing on the Mason & Hamlin piano. Dated 1886 not 1887 as I thought (what's 131 years vs 130 years) . Now that the keys are all replaced and operating smoothly it's on to the next step of checking all the screws in the action parts to make sure all sections move as they should and don't wiggle or flop (very technical terms).


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Enjoy your day!
Carol

5 comments:

  1. Yay! I hope you hear lovely tunes soon.

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    1. Thanks. I sent a message to the manufacturer of my Mason & Hamlin piano to see if they can tell me anything about this piano and whose signature this is. I hope I learn something interesting.

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  2. How exciting is that?! Now, you have some provenance just like many auction items have!! I hope the company contacts you with any information. Perhaps he is the builder? Please let us know.

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    1. This is so much fun. I sent a message to another piano restoring company too. Maybe they will be kind enough to give me some information if they can. I'm keeping my fingers crossed this piano even plays after I put it back together. I am tightening screws now in the action portion. There is a lot of loose parts. Wiggle is not good.

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  3. Wiggle may not be god, but this is really neat!

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