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Pre-Owned Pianos

Cunningham’s world renowned restoration facility specializes in making old pianos sound and look brand new. Contact us to explore our inventory of pre-owned pianos.

Featured Pre-Owned Pianos

The Art of Piano Finishing

The art of piano finishing requires great skill and patience to produce the most beautiful results worthy of a great piano.

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The Cunningham Piano Factory Tour

One of Philadelphia’s best kept secrets is the free Cunningham Piano factory tour at our restoration facilities in Germantown.

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Debussy’s Favorite Piano

The Bechstein was Claude Debussy’s favorite piano. The famous French composer once remarked that “Piano music should only be written for the Bechstein.”

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Dr. João Paulo Casarotti’s search for the perfect piano

Brazilian pianist and pedagogue Dr. João Paulo Casarotti recently traveled 1200 miles from Louisiana to Cunningham Piano Co. to find the perfect piano.

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Piano Voicing: Can You Hear The Difference?

Piano voicing is the process of adjusting the density of the felts covering the hammers striking the string to produce a warmer or brighter tone.

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A Perfectly Optimized Schimmel 189 Grand Piano

In this video, we visit the "finishing room" at Cunningham Piano Co.'s Germantown factory to sample a Schimmel 189 6'3" grand piano that has been perfectly optimized. Here at Cunningham Piano Company we occasionally get a call from a customer who very recently bought...
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Don’t make the same mistake with this Steinway B…

This Steinway B was built in 1960 then rebuilt by Steinway 6 years ago. One of our customers fell in love with it, then made the mistake of trying a Bösendorfer…

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Charles Walter Upright Piano

In this video, we take a look at a Charles Walter upright piano. Charles Walter, based in Elkhart, Indiana, is one of three remaining American companies still building pianos today.  Charles Walter himself is still alive and well in his 80's, and worked as a scale...
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Kawai Upright Piano Model UST7

At 45 inches tall, this Kawai upright piano model UST7 features a bright, clear sound and responsive keyboard, and is Kawai’s answer to Yamaha’s P22.

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A 1920’s Lester Grand Piano

This is a beautiful Lester grand piano hand-built in Philadelphia in the 1920’s, and fully restored with modern touches by Cunningham Piano Company.

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A 1999 Steinway L Grand Piano

This is a beautiful 1999 Steinway L, a 5'10" grand piano that was in a private home, traded in for a larger piano, and lovingly reconditioned by the artisans at Cunningham Piano Company. This piano comes with a full 10 year parts and labor warranty. Listen to the...
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A 1930 Mason & Hamlin BB 7′ Grand Piano

A vintage Mason & Hamlin BB embodies the idea of the “American tone” in a grand piano. The “American tone” is shared by some of the great names in domestic vintage pianos here in the USA and is characterized by a warm powerful sound that is rich and colorful, but...
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Two B’s Or Not Two B’s

It's very rare that we have more than one rebuilt Steinway B ready to go at any given time, but now is your opportunity to explore two magnificent instruments lovingly rebuilt at Cunningham Piano Company's restoration facilities. Check out the photos and call us...
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Two Reconditioned Console Pianos from Yamaha and Baldwin

In addition to the complete rebuilding and restoration of world class grand pianos, we also go out of our way to choose a variety of very nicely kept, completely reconditioned vertical pianos. Here are two of the choices that we have available right now. Yamaha...
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Are Old Pianos Better Than New Pianos?

Are old pianos better than new ones? The answer is: it depends. Old pianos can continue to sound wonderful for many years with regular maintenance and care, but even pianos that have deteriorated can often be restored to their former glory, and in many cases made to...
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What I love about this Bösendorfer 170 Small Parlour Grand Piano

If I was ever asked to think of a dream piano to go into a dream home, this Bösendorfer 170 would certainly be very close to the top of my dream wish list.

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A Look At A Yamaha U1 Upright Piano Made In 2010

This Yamaha U1, built around 2010, is a professional level upright piano, suitable for professional musicians and teachers.

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A Look At A 1960 Steinway & Sons Console Piano

This pre-owned Steinway & Sons console piano (serial number 367928) was built in 1960 or 1961 and lovingly restored by Cunningham Piano Company.

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A piano reunion

In 2003, Anson Liu lived in Texas, but worked for a company headquartered in NJ. When it came time to shop for a grand piano, this made it convenient for Anson to shop Texas, but also New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia.

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How Pianos Are Like Fine Wines

Like fine wines, every acoustic is unique because of what it’s made of: organic materials that can vary by year, region, and the skill level of hand craftsmanship.

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Steinway A (c. 1913) rebuilt by Cunningham Piano Co.

This beautiful Steinway A (c. 1913, serial no. 157020) was lovingly restored by Cunningham Piano Co. in Oct., 2016.

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What I Love About This 1893 Steinway & Sons Upright Piano

Cunningham Piano Company recently restored this gorgeous 1893 Steinway & Sons upright piano (serial number 75944).

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What I Love About This 1993 Petrof 190 Grand Piano

A fine Czech Republic-made piano dramatically improved by Cunningham’s restoration facilities.

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Steinway D 504147 restored by Cunningham Piano Co.

This Steinway D concert grand piano (serial number 504147) was built circa 1988 and restored by Cunningham Piano Co. in Oct., 2016.

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Restored Chickering Petite Grand

Cunningham Piano Co. in Philadelphia restores a beautiful petite Chickering Grand Piano, originally hand-crafted over 100 years ago.

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Debussy’s Favorite Piano

The Bechstein was Claude Debussy’s favorite piano. The famous French composer once remarked that “Piano music should only be written for the Bechstein.”

read more

A Perfectly Optimized Schimmel 189 Grand Piano

In this video, we visit the "finishing room" at Cunningham Piano Co.'s Germantown factory to sample a Schimmel 189 6'3" grand piano that has been perfectly optimized. Here at Cunningham Piano Company we occasionally get a call from a customer who very recently bought...

read more

Charles Walter Upright Piano

In this video, we take a look at a Charles Walter upright piano. Charles Walter, based in Elkhart, Indiana, is one of three remaining American companies still building pianos today.  Charles Walter himself is still alive and well in his 80's, and worked as a scale...

read more

A 1999 Steinway L Grand Piano

This is a beautiful 1999 Steinway L, a 5'10" grand piano that was in a private home, traded in for a larger piano, and lovingly reconditioned by the artisans at Cunningham Piano Company. This piano comes with a full 10 year parts and labor warranty. Listen to the...

read more

A 1930 Mason & Hamlin BB 7′ Grand Piano

A vintage Mason & Hamlin BB embodies the idea of the “American tone” in a grand piano. The “American tone” is shared by some of the great names in domestic vintage pianos here in the USA and is characterized by a warm powerful sound that is rich and colorful, but...

read more

Two B’s Or Not Two B’s

It's very rare that we have more than one rebuilt Steinway B ready to go at any given time, but now is your opportunity to explore two magnificent instruments lovingly rebuilt at Cunningham Piano Company's restoration facilities. Check out the photos and call us...

read more

Two Reconditioned Console Pianos from Yamaha and Baldwin

In addition to the complete rebuilding and restoration of world class grand pianos, we also go out of our way to choose a variety of very nicely kept, completely reconditioned vertical pianos. Here are two of the choices that we have available right now. Yamaha...

read more

Are Old Pianos Better Than New Pianos?

Are old pianos better than new ones? The answer is: it depends. Old pianos can continue to sound wonderful for many years with regular maintenance and care, but even pianos that have deteriorated can often be restored to their former glory, and in many cases made to...

read more

A piano reunion

In 2003, Anson Liu lived in Texas, but worked for a company headquartered in NJ. When it came time to shop for a grand piano, this made it convenient for Anson to shop Texas, but also New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia.

read more

How Pianos Are Like Fine Wines

Like fine wines, every acoustic is unique because of what it’s made of: organic materials that can vary by year, region, and the skill level of hand craftsmanship.

read more

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