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Steinway & Sons
Vertical Pianos Invoice
1098 46" Satin Ebony 23,170
4510 45" Sheraton Satin Ebony 23,690
K-52 52" Satin Ebony 29,280
Grand Pianos Invoice
S 5 ' 1 " Satin Ebony 58,670
M 5 ' 7 " Satin Ebony 55,790
M 1014A 5 ' 7 " Chippendale Mahogany 76,735
M 1014A 5 ' 7 " Chippendale Walnut 78,070
M 501A 5 ' 7 " Louis XV Walnut 101,090
M 501A 5 ' 7 " Louis XV East Indian Rosewood 118,290
O 5 ' 10 " Satin Ebony 62,780
A 6 ' 2 " Satin Ebony 74,235
B 6 ' 10 " Satin Ebony 84,385
D 8 ' 11 " Satin Ebony 127,085
Steinway & Sons (Hamburg) Invoice
S-155 5 ' 1 " Polished Ebony 64,925
M-170 5 ' 7 " Polished Ebony 71,925
O-180 5 ' 10 " Polished Ebony 78,125
A-188 6 ' 2 " Polished Ebony 81,490
B-211 6 ' 11 " Polished Ebony 101,750
C-227 7 ' 5 " Polished Ebony 113,500
D-274 8 ' 11 " Polished Ebony 148,400
 

Steinway Serial Numbers represent the approximate date of production for New York and Hamburg pianos. 
Serial numbers for some early production may span more than one year
.

  Year Serial No.   Year Serial No.   Year Serial No.  
  1856
1858
1860
1861
1863
1864
1865
1866
1867
1869
1869
1870
1871
1872
1873
1874
1875
1876
1877
1878
1881
1883
1886
1887
1889
1891
1893
1894
1896
1898
1900
1901
1902
1904
1905
1906
1907
1908
1909
1910
1911
1911
1912
1913
1914
1915
1916
1917
1918
1000
2000
3000
5000
7000
9000
11000
13000
15000
17000
19000
21000
23000
25000
27000
29000
31000
33000
35000
40000
45000
50000
55000
60000
65000
70000
75000
80000
85000
90000
95000
100000
105000
110000
115000
120000
125000
130000
135000
140000
145000
150000
155000
160000
165000
170000
175000
180000
190000
  1919
1920
1921
1922
1923
1923
1924
1925
1925
1926
1927
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1932
1933
1933
1934
1935
1936
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
195000
200000
205000
210000
215000
220000
225000
230000
235000
240000
250000
255000
260000
265000
270000
271000
273000
274000
275000
276000
278000
279000
281000
284000
289000
290000
294000
300000
305000
310000
314000
316000
317000
319000
322000
324000
328000
331000
334000
337000
340000
343000
346500
350000
355000
358000
362000
366000
370000
  1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
375000
380000
385000
390000
395000
400000
405000
412000
418000
423000
426000
431000
436000
439000
445000
450000
455300
463000
468500
473500
478500
483000
488000
493000
498000
503000
507700
512600
516600
520300
523500
527000
530000
533500
537200
540700
545000
549000
554000
558000
562500
567000
571000
574500
578500
582500
584600
587500
589500
 


STEINWAY & SONS LOWEST NEW RETAIL PRICES

1900 TO 2010

In each case we have shown the lowest price at retail for each year. The lowest retail prices, generally speaking, represent ebony encasements. Example: A Model "B" sold for $1,050 in 1900, in year 2000 the same model sold for $51,200. We have left out such scales as "A" and "C" which are now made in Hamburg, Germany.

Model>

40

45

K-52

S

M

(O)/L

B

D

 Year

1900

   

$550

     

$1050

$1400

1905

   

$500

   

(O)$750

$1100

$1400

1910

   

$550

     

$1250

$1600

1915

   

$550

 

$750

$800

$1100

$1600

1920

   

$950

 

$1375

 

$1925

$2700

1925

   

$950

 

$1425

(L)$1575

$1925

$2700

1930

       

$1375

$1700

$2200

$3000

1935

     

$885

$1025

$1300

$1875

$3000

1940

$495

(P)$585

 

$985

$1175

$1450

$2025

$3150

1945

$757

$836

 

$1524

$1746

$1978

$2653

$4358

1950

$1475

$1700

 

$2585

$2900

$3425

$4475

$6900

1955

$1495

$1700

 

$2735

$2985

$3485

$4475

$6900

1960

$1535

$1825

 

$3085

$3350

$3796

$4700

$7100

1965

$1450

$1500

 

$3100

$3400

$3865

$4820

$7200

1970

$1675

$1650

 

$3600

$3800

$4400

$5500

$8275

1975

$2560

$2595

 

$5540

$5920

$6790

$8900

$13500

1980

$4340

$4700

0

$10830

$11550

$13125

$17200

$25550

1985

$4990

$6290

$8990

$13900

$15900

$18900

$24300

$37000

1990

$10230

$8310

$12950

$20500

$23100

$26600

$34600

$53400

1995

$13900

$11900

$15800

$28800

$31200

$35000

$44400

$68800

2000

$14900

$15890

$19490

$30300

$34900

$39400

$51200

$83090

2005

$20990

$19990

$25490

$40990

$46990

$44890

$67990

$101,490

2006

$21990

$20990

$26,990

$42490

$49990

$55990

$71490

$106,990

2010

$

$25550

$32800

$51600

$60990

$68000

$86990

$130,000

 

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