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Sturn Piano?

  • 1.  Sturn Piano?

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 11 days ago
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    Has anyone ever heard of a STURN piano. Cannot find any info anywhere. I booked an appointment and am wondering what to expect from this mystery piano.

     

    Thanks!

     

    Randy Prentice Piano Service

    1661 N Pima Court

    Tucson, AZ 85716

    520-749-3788

     



  • 2.  RE: Sturn Piano?

    Member
    Posted 11 days ago
    There are a few pictures of the brand if you do a search on the name. The one in your picture looks better than some of the other train wrecks. Its probably not that great but at least the case looks like it could be a console and the keys look newer. Probably a stencil/generic piano with a recycled name.

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    James Kelly
    Owner- Fur Elise Piano Service
    Pawleys Island SC
    843-325-4357
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  • 3.  RE: Sturn Piano?

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 11 days ago
    Thanks, James. I found more photos, as well. The cabinet design vaguely looks familiar to me but I can not place it. If I find anything newsworthy or interesting when I service it. I'll be sure to post it.  Thanks, again.

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    Randy Prentice
    Tucson AZ
    520-749-3788
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  • 4.  RE: Sturn Piano?

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 11 days ago
    First thing I'd look for is plastic parts. Reminds me of a Bradbury.

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    Steven Rosenthal
    Honolulu HI
    808-521-7129
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  • 5.  RE: Sturn Piano?

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 11 days ago
    Good point, Steven. The client did indicate that all the keys play - which is encouraging. Perhaps, I'll find the true manufacturer on the plate, once I open it up.

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    Randy Prentice
    Tucson AZ
    520-749-3788
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  • 6.  RE: Sturn Piano?

    Member
    Posted 11 days ago
    My Pierce Atlas has Sturn at Box 282, Dallas 21 , Texas

     Bradbury was made in Leominster until 1949... If you see plastic beware. It may not have elbows if it is not a drop action spinet but plastic an abound all over on flanges, jacks , backchecks, Bring a strong flashlight and take the bottom panel off. You may need to remove the action and examine the whippen flanges

    I had a client here with a great looking Ivers and Pond. Unfortunately the piano was loaded with plastic.

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    James Kelly
    Owner- Fur Elise Piano Service
    Pawleys Island SC
    843-325-4357
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