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Boston UP132E PE Upright Acoustic Piano
The Steinway designed Boston Piano is unrivaled in its class and unmatched in value. The largest Boston upright piano at a height of 52" (132cm), this upright provides a rich and powerful sound that rivals many grand pianos. It can be ordered from our piano gallery at our Bolton store.
We offer a wide range of finance packages, which means that owning one of these stunning pianos couldn't be simpler! Simply contact us for full details and we will be happy to provide a quote. We also offer a comprehensive range of tuning packages to meet your personal requirements, carried out my our fully qualified piano tuner, and again can provide details on request.
|Rim/Backframe||Mahogany foot-piece soundboard lining and backboard. Specially-designed grand-type mahogany closing rim; unequaled vertical strength and stability and improved acoustics. Backposts have staggered spacing to enhance tone and provide support where needed.|
|Braces/Posts||Full-length laminated mahogany posts assure that the backframe will remain straight and consistent and tuning will remain stable. Mahogany fill-blocks between posts at the top and bottom of the backframe, capped with a mahogany backboard for positive vertical alignment. Solid filler blocks (no hollow spots). 5 posts. Total cross sectional area: 477 cm2 (73.9 in2). Thickness of post: 9 cm (3 1/2ΓÇØ). Width of post: (3) 9 cm (3 1/2ΓÇØ), (2) 13 cm (5 1/8ΓÇØ).|
|Pinblock||OctagripΓäó pinblock made of 11 layers of hard rock maple ΓÇô glued in different grain angles of 60 degrees ΓÇô affording the tuning pins greater stability under tension and enabling the piano to stay in tune longer.|
|Soundboard||Close and straight-grain solid (not laminated) Sitka spruce. Minimum 3 annual growth rings per cm (minimum 8 per inch). Tapered from treble to bass, to provide a rich tone in the bass, and a brilliant and crisp tone in the treble, creating a well-balanced and lasting tonal response. Tapered from 9 mm to 8 mm. Vibrating area: 1.14 m2 (1,767 in2). Closing rim evens out the soundboards response to all frequencies, eliminating ΓÇ£hotΓÇØ spots. Emulates shape of grand soundboard.|
|Ribs||Made from durable spruce to assure strong and constant support of the strings bearing down on the soundboard. Ribs are fully let-in to the liner to support the important soundboard crown and prevent the piano from losing its tone. Number of ribs: 11|
|Bridges||Treble: Solid maple, curved to fit the crown of the soundboard. Bass: Solid maple mounted to cantilevered base. Doweled, glued, and screwed to soundboard. One continuous base and treble bridge.|
|Scale||Overstrung: Lower tension scale for longer sustaining tone and longer life of the whole piano. 17,633 kg (38,875 lb) tension.|
|Plate||Cast from grey iron, bronze-painted and lacquered. Vacuum cast.|
|Tuning Pins||Nickel-plated steel, cut threaded.|
|Strings||Treble: Highest grade steel (in half size increments). Number of sizes: 13. Lowest tenor note: 30. Bass: Steel core wire wound with solid copper. Number 1 speaking length: 121.7 cm (47.9ΓÇØ)|
|Hammers||Premium wool topfelt over premium wool underfelt. Weight of topfelt: 9.4 kg (20.8 lb). Compression-wired to retain permanent shape. Mahogany moldings. Hammer-shanks from select resilient maple or horn-beam. Computer-designed pear-shaped hammers with reinforced shoulders result in superior tone, increased durability and greater voicing ability.|
|Action||Solid maple (all wood, no plastic) for all moving parts. Extruded aluminum action rails for increased stability and less frequent regulation. Dependable direct-blow design.|
|Keys||Genuine spruce, individually balanced and weighted. Synthetic ivory and ebony key covers. Length of key: 40.3 cm (15.9ΓÇØ).|
|Keybed||Made from laminated hardwood. Strong, rugged construction provides a solid mount for the keyframe and action allowing for precise and prolonged action regulation. Keybed thickness is 42 mm.|
|Keyframe||Spruce with hardwood inserts in the balance rail and front rail for added stability.|
|Pedals||Heavy solid castings. Soft (half-blow), damper (sustaining), and muffler.|
|Other||Music desk: Professional music desk. Two-position upper panel for tone escapement and solid music support. Fallboard: Soft fall fallboard Casters: Solid brass casters. Locks: No locks. PropSticks: Top prop sticks.|
|Height:||132 cm (52ΓÇØ)|
|Width:||154 cm (60 1/2ΓÇØ)|
|Depth:||67 cm (26 1/4ΓÇØ)|
|Net Weight:||302 kg (664 lb)|
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