WM. KNABE & CO. WKG50 Black Polished


Meet this iconic American brand piano that’s been making the world’s best performance piano since 1837

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Product Description

Founded by William Knabe since 1837 in Baltimore, United States, and has since established itself as a name synonymous with the World’s Best Piano. The list of KNABE advocates include Antoine François Marmontel, Heinrich Schulz-Beuthen, Dr. Leopold Damrosch, Dr. Hans von Bülow ,Camille Saint-Saëns , Albert Einstein and Elvis Presley. KNABE is the official piano of Carnegie Hall and Metropolitan Opera House.

Pedigree of skills run through 300 years combined with Innovative American design from Baltimore, KNABE piano are made of the finest material ensuring performance and durability that last for generations.

KNABE piano is now manufactured by the 21st century finest piano maker Samick Musical Instrument Co., Ltd from Korea, at the state-of-the-art piano manufacturing facility ; the leader in quality-crafted piano known throughout the world for beauty of sound and cabinetry.

Length: 150cm

Soundboard Asymmetrically tapered and contoured solid spruce soundboard made of select white spruce.
Frame Maple and oak rim with spruce beams, tenon joined to the rim with hardwood dowels.
Bridges Select hard rock maple with a maple cap, shaped and notched using today’s most sophisticated CNC machinery.
Ribs Full length, pre-crowned solid spruce ribs, notched into the inner rim.
Plate Pure iron ore made in the traditional method of slow sand casting.
Scale Measured duplex, low tension scale.
Action Premium action made of European hornbeam.
Keys Premium spruce keys, individually balanced and weighted.
Hammers Premium German hammers, t-wired and individually voiced.
Strings Music wire made in Germany.
Pin Block 16 ply, cross grained laminated hard rock maple.
Tuning Pins German tuning pins made of rod steel.
Others Slow close fallboard, Hand rubbed lacquer finish, Maple legs with iron interlocks, Forged brass pedals, Full sostenuto, Solid brass hardware.
Large solid brass castors.