This upright grand piano is a grand piano with the strings, soundboard and frame assembly rotated up to the vertical. The strings are of similar length and the tone could be as good as that of a horizontal grand. 

Technical data:

  • Inscription: Clementi & Co, Cheapside, London
  • Compass: 5,5 octaves (FF-c'''')
  • Keyboard: naturals in ivory, sharps in ebony
  • Pedals: 2: keyboard shift - controling dampers
  • Dimensions: W 110 cm / D 58 cm / H 254 cm
  • Case: mahogany case inlaid with ebony lines and ormula decoration
  • Serial number: 866
  • Literature: "The Colt Clavier Collection Golden Jubilee 1944-1981", p. 31, (112) U420C
    C.F. COLT & A. MIALL, "The Early Piano", ill. P. 62
  • Chris Maene Collection number: CM 35 329
  • Location: 2 - Museum "Chris Maene Collection" Ruiselede

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