ID: #419409

Unique Pape 1840 Fortepiano period grand piano

6,800.00 €
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  • Type:Grand piano
  • Acoustic / Digital:Acoustic
  • Year:1840
  • New / Used:Used
  • Manufacturer: Pape
  • Model: ---
  • Length:185
  • No. of pedals: 2
  • No. of Keys: 73
  • Serial Number: 4426
  • Needs Renovation
  • Ivory Keys: Ivory Keys
  • Colour:Wood (Transparent Lacquer)
  • Veneer:Mahogany
  • Finish type:Other


  • Price: 6,800.00 €
  • Transport included in the price (ground floor): No



Model: 185
Country and region of manufacture: France
Number of pedals: 2
Manufacturer number: 4426
Number of buttons: 73

Unique Grand Piano made by Jean Henri Pape serial number 4426 made in the year 1840. Down-striking action. 6 octaves 5 note C-F. Tuning pins are under the keys at same level as the soundboard. Museum quality instrument length 185 cm width 122 cm high 78 cm.
This piano comes to us as a surprise as we thought we had seen most models of Jean Henri Pape pianos till now.
This is a unique model, possibly a prototype. With checking catalogs, archives, and museum collections, not one has come close to this model. The case is made of mahogany with strips of fruit wood, wooden frame, down striking action, standing on three tortellini turned legs. The weight of the piano is so light that one can lift the piano with one hand.
This is a great chance for investment purposes for special collections. Jean Henri Pape was known for his odd and unusual pianos, and patents, was believed to have had over 150 patents of various parts of pianos and more. A genius of his days, his pianos have graced us still today with his clever mechanisms and ways of achieving sound and quality with a limited space. A museum piece, this piano can make any home, into a true salon of Music to entertain friends and family.
We ship worldwide, and provide the necessary documents. You are most welcome to experience our collection, located one hour from Frankfurt! Claudia Klinkenberg and the Palace Pianos team.

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