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Steinway-designed Essex GP173C

5'8″ grand piano. Designed by Steinway and Sons. Shown in Polished Ebony.

Also available in: Satin Ebony and Polished Sapele Mahogany.

Features:
Walnut Inner and Outer Rim
Tapered Spruce Soundboard
Vertically Laminated Bridges
Pear-shaped Hammers
Wide-tail Design
Radial Bracing
*Note The cumulative of these features working together makes the Essex an overwhelming easy choice in its price range. No other brand has all of these features at a similar price point.

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Description

Dimensions

Height: 100 cm (39¼")
Length: 173 cm (5' 8")
Width: 151 cm (59¼")
Net Weight: 309 kg (680 lb)

 

Encasement

Cabinet Style
Classic Case Designed by Steinway & Sons

Finish
High Polish: Ebony, Sapele Mahogany
Satin: Ebony

Hardware
Brass

Technical Specifications

 

Rim/Backframe
Outer and inner rims are laminated walnut. Wide tail design (similar to Boston). 22 mm outer rim width, 38 mm inner rim width.

Braces/Posts
Steinway–like radial bracing. 3 braces.

Pinblock
Laminated bi-directional maple. Thickness: 36 mm.

Soundboard
Solid Spruce. Linear taper. Vibrating area: 1.25 m2 (1,938 in2)

Ribs
Ribs notched into inner rim (no floating ribs). Ribs made of spruce and staggered/graduated. Number of ribs: 12

Bridges
Vertically laminated maple base with solid maple cap.

Scale
Designed by Steinway. 18,191 kg (40,021 lb) tension.

Plate
Cast iron, painted with Steinway Gold.

Tuning Pins
Carbon steel nickel coating.

Duplex Scales
Front and rear duplexes designed by Steinway.

Strings
Roslau wire. Number of sizes of treble strings: 9. Lowest tenor note: 27. Number 1 speaking length: 130 cm (51.1")

Hammers
Designed by Steinway. Weight of topfelt: 7 kg (15 lb).

Action
Designed by Steinway. Angled whippen heel. All wood (no plastic) for all moving parts. Extruded aluminum action rails with Steinway rosette.

Keys
Steinway design. Spruce.

Keybed
Spruce.

Pedals
Brass. Una corda, full sostenuto, and sustain (damper) pedals.

Features
Slow-fall Fallboard. Fold-down fallboard lip. Matching cushioned bench.

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