Klemm, Raymund 1857 Upright $5,000 OBO
Raymund Klemm upright with a cabinet of Burl walnut
Piano is in outstanding condition for its age (1857)
All original parts
Single escapement action with over-dampers and is fun to play.
This piano was ahead of its time and has a wonderful German Fortepiano sound.
The Klemms were a well known family of music dealers in Leipzig, Germany during the whole 19th century. They were also manufacturing pianos both in Germany and the U.S. after several family members immigrated to the U.S.
Not much is known of Raymund Klemm except that the instruments we have examined in our shop were very good quality, had a surprisingly beautiful tone, with some design features that were ahead of its time.
Klemm was endorsed by Franz Liszt.
This piano was refurbished in April 2014.