The Kimball Piano Co. is synonymous with the term,
an "American Made" piano. Produced continuously
from 1857 to 1996, Kimball was one of the last
holdouts of the American piano manufacturers, but
could no longer complete at their level of quality and
still produce in the USA. So, instead of moving
production to Asia, the piano division folded in
This particular model is a prime example of what
Kimball was producing in the mid-1970's - a very busy
time for piano production due to demand for pianos in
This 42" console is in excellent condition showing low
playing time but having a comprehensive tuning
record from a local tuner/technician.
Sold locally in 1973 by Pietka Music (now out of
business), the piano has seasoned well and
developed its full tone.
As illustrated by the photograph, the action is clean
and free of any corrosion. The soundboard is also in
The tone of the piano ranges from mellow to bright in
direct relation to soft to hard dynamics - typical of an
American made piano.
Cosmetically the piano is also in good condition
showing only normal signs of family wear. The piano
also features a nicely covered bench.
All pedals function optimally as do all moving parts,
including the key cover.