Yamaha Grand Baby Piano made in Hamamatsu, Japan
Great piano with an excellent sound and in very good condition considering its age.
Based on Serial numbers listed on http://usa.yamaha.com/support/finding_age_of_yamaha_piano/ piano was made between 1951 -1952 in Hamamatsu, Japan.
The exact measurements are:
Length: 149 cm (4′ 11″)
Width: 146 cm (57″)
Height: 99 cm (39″)
Weight: 252 kg (556 lbs)
These pianos are known for an amazing clear acoustic sound, please read below about features and history of Yamaha GB1 craftsmanship.
• Advanced scale design
• Solid spruce soundboard and ribs
• Solid maple bridge and caps
• Solid copper wound bass strings
• Aluminum alloy action rails
• Yamaha balanced action
• Solid spruce keys with hardwood buttons
• Premium Yamaha designed hammers with T-fasteners
• Reinforced keyframe Pin with adjustable guide
• Hardwood reinforced keyframe
• Bass sustain
• Cut thread tuning pins
• Polyester finish
• Resin sheet foundation
• Lid prop stopper
• Solid brass casters
• Vacuum Shield Mold Process (V-Pro) plate
• Seasoned for destination
Yamaha's most compact and affordable grand
The GB1, Yamaha's most compact and affordable grand, is a popular choice for locations where space is somewhat limited, with full resonant tone comparable to that of many substantially larger models
Over a century of grand piano making
Unparalleled in their beauty and musical range, grand pianos are the ultimate expression of the piano maker's art. Embodying over 100 years of accumulated expertise, these instruments epitomize the quality, performance and value for which Yamaha has long been renowned, as we enter the second century of Yamaha grand pianos.
Crafted with uncommon care and integrity
Yamaha grand pianos have earned a global reputation as instruments of outstanding quality and value. Renowned for their eloquent expressive range, and for their reliable performance over time, they play an important role in the performing arts and music education. They are consistently among the pianos most highly recommended by piano tuner/technicians and a leading choice of pianists at all levels, all over the world.
The Yamaha reputation rests on a century-long tradition of uncompromising care and craftsmanship, supported by an unmatched range of integrated expertise, top-of-the-line production facilities, and an exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated workforce. Our strength in the full range of relevant technologies allows us to produce virtually every part of every piano ourselves – an approach that has helped us initiate significant advances and set what has long been recognized as the industry standard in quality control.