August Forster 170 Grand piano in Mahogany Polyester



Hand made excellence from probably the oldest piano factory in the world. 

A large, high quality German sound from a physically modest instrument. Well worth comparison with the Schimmel C169 and K175 instruments as well as the Bechstein model L. This piano is beautifully finished in every detail using only traditional solid materials and needs so to be experienced to be appreciated. 

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£ 40,630.00

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A very beautifully hand made piano with a Renner action finished in Mahogany Polish. Made with real craftmanship with age old traditional methods.

The August Forster family tradition goes back more than 150 years. First Established in 1859, the company is now under the fifth generation of Forster family who, with a dedicated and experienced team of master craftsmen, build grands and uprights of outstanding German quality.

These pianos are 100% made in Germany and are fully certified by the BVK.

All August Forster pianos are guaranteed for 5 years.

Described in Pianist Magazine's buyers guide as follows:-

"Here we have a smart, confident but not ostentatious piano.  It is not for those who simply want to boast about the brand name or to impress with exotic woods and lavish brass fittings.

This is in the truest sense a musicians' piano; hit the keys and the sound hits back!  The Renner hammer hammers are pretty resilient and for the working musician this allows a tonal range that never ends.  Perfectly suited to the nuances and precision of the most elegant masterpieces, the rough and tumble of prickly jazz or the dense, solid, stolid richness of late-Romantic piano repertoire...

The piano is for home use for those who know what is well made and value for money.  Indeed, it is for those who do not need large corporate interests to intrude on their music making"


Length: 170cm

Width: 155cm

Weight: 350Kg

Unsure if this grand piano will fit?  Ask us to make a paper template so that you can try!

Delivery charges may apply depending on degree of difficulty and location. However, ground floor delivery is typically included provided access is straightforward - enquire now for details.

This piano is available to try in our showroom with many other pre-owned and new instruments to compare. 

We usually have in stock over 40 new grand pianos, over 70 new upright pianos and an ever-changing supply of around 40 pre-owned acoustic pianos;

we are definitely worth a visit!

Other grand pianos to compare with in our showroom at Forsyth

C.Bechstein L167 Schimmel Konzert K175 Schimmel Classic C169T 

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