Each instrument has its own history and it’s a precious piece of art.
The restoration work of an antique piano requires a considerably long and difficult process, which can only be carried out by skilled professionals, such as its craftsmen.
C.G. Capelletti restores antique Steinway & Sons pianos one of the most prestigious brand of pianos all over the world.
The structure of the piano and its mechanics are totally disassembled and restored piece by piece.
The craftsmen remove the paint from the wooden frame and bring it back rough. Subsequently, they repair and modify the external structure, the carvings, the bronzes, the inlays, the finishes, according to Customers’ requests. The cast iron mechanics are then polished. Felts, ropes, hammers, pliers and all irreparable pieces are replaced with new ones.
The cast iron mechanics are then polished. Felts, ropes, hammers, pliers and all irreparable pieces are replaced with new ones. All accessories are chromed or 24Kt gold plated, respecting their originality. The ivory keyboard is cleaned and treated in order to regain its original ancient splendour.
C.G. Capelletti’s pianos are masterpieces perfectly functional and they are hard to find on the market.
The company mainly buys antique Steinway & Sons pianos, because it considers this brand simply the best, nevertheless, the restoring of other prestigious brands such as Bluthner, Pleyel, Beskstein has been also part of our Company’s history.