ESTONIA MODEL 274 CONCERT GRAND

Over seven thousand five hundred Concert Grand pianos have been made in Estonia. This is probably the largest number of such concert grands made by any European piano factory.

Specifications

  • Length:  9’0 in (274 cm)
  • Width:  5’2 in (158 cm)
  • Height:  3’4 in (101,5 cm)
  • Net Weight:  1 213 lb (550 kg)
  • Rim:  Thick Baltic wood, multiple layers to support the special Estonia sound
  • Braces:  Spruce, cross-cut approx. 5 x 2 in (12 x 5,5 cm)
  • Pinblock:  Highest grade, from Germany
  • Soundboard:  Made of the highest quality European spruce, imported from Germany. All clear grade, specially selected
  • Soundboard area:  22,93 sq.ft (2,13 sq.m)
  • Ribs:  17 radial grain, made of spruce
  • Treble bridge:  Red beech, topmost: maple
  • Bass bridge:  Red beech, topmost: maple
  • Scale:  Special European scale-design
  • Plate:  European, sand cast iron plates, highest-quality finish
  • Tuning Pins:  Highest grade, from Germany
  • Strings:  Highest quality, imported steel piano wire from Germany. Bass wires are core wound with pure copper, handmade at the Estonia Piano Factory
  • Longest bass wire:  6’7 in (202 cm)
  • Hammers:  The highest quality hammers – Renner Blue, made by the Renner Company, Germany
  • Action:  First class actions by Renner, Germany
  • Keys:  Kluge, Germany
  • Felts:  The best wool, special order from Germany and England
  • Pedals:  Three pedals: Una corda, Full sostenuto, and Full sustain