SOLD! 1937 Howard Baldwin Spinet


  • 1937 Howard Baldwin 36″ #81084
  • $2,498/(Finance for $49/month)
  • 3 Year BLP Warranty
  • Free delivery to Utah and Salt Lake County
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Restored 1937 Howard Baldwin Spinet!

Refurbished vintage upright with a Walnut Finish

 1937 Howard Baldwin Spinet #81084

 Brigham Larson Pianos Guarantee:

  • 3 Year Warranty on this piano
  • Free delivery to Utah & Salt Lake Counties.
  • Financing options are available for all pianos. Buying a piano can be a major investment, and we want to help make your purchase as easy as possible.

Call me at (801) 830-0011 to set up a time to see any of my amazing pianos, or stop by anytime Monday – Friday from 10am-6pm.

Brigham Larson, Registered Piano Technician, tuning since 1995

Owner of Brigham Larson Pianos, Orem, UT

801-830-0011 (my direct cell for piano questions)


Refurbishing Process

Piano body (soundboard, bridges, strings, pinblock)
Piano blown out and thoroughly cleaned
All keys removed for complete vacuuming
Interior wood oiled and cleaned
Plate and soundboard cleaned and oiled
Strings scoured to remove corrosion
Accessible plate bolts and screws tightened & polished
All tuning pins checked for proper torque
Casters tightened and repaired, or replaced
Keys and keybed
Back rail cloth replaced with new cloth
Balance rail cloth and paper/cardboard punchings replaced
Front rail cloth and paper/cardboard punchings replaced
White keys replaced
Sharps replaced
Front and balance rail pins cleaned and polished
Front rail and balance rails rebushed
Action Preparation
Action soda blasted
All hammer butts repinned
All bridle straps replaced
Hammers replaced
Dampers replaced
Hammer shanks replaced
Loose glue joints repaired
Loose pinning repaired
All wooden action parts repaired or replaced as necessary:
Flanges, catchers, backchecks, jacks,
damper levers, damper heads, let-off buttons, stickers
All cloth, leather, felt action parts replaced or refurbished as necessary, including:
Hammer butt buckskin, bridle straps, jack cushions, catcher leather, damper lever, sticker/whippen cushion, hammer rest rail, backcheck felt, damper felt, let-off cloth
Action springs replaced or repaired including:
Jack springs, damper springs, and hammer butt springs
Components glued and secured including:
Jack flanges, hammer/shank, shank/hammer butt, catcher/hammer
Thorough tightening of action including:
Hammer flanges, whippen flanges, sticker flanges, hammer plates, action frame screws
Alignment of hammers, jack springs, stickers or whippens, backchecks and let-off buttons Hammers alignment
Lubrication of damper levers, spoons, springs, stickers, whippen cushions, and hammer butts
Rest rail cloth replaced
Hammer rest rail buffed and polished
Trapwork (Pedals)
Pedals buffed to a high polish or replated
Wooden trapwork components sanded and repaired
Pedal brackets replaced or refurbished
Pedal holes’ felt replaced
Metal pedal components buffed and cleaned
Pedal connection felts and leather replaced
Felt replaced on pedal connection rods
Pedals regulated
All joints and leather lubricated with Teflon powder
Pedal springs replaced or refurbished
Pedal pins replaced if necessary
Pedal bracket screws tightened
Squeaks lubricated and eliminated
Action Regulation
Keys, squared, spaced, and leveled
Set key dip on white and black keys
Blow distance regulation for optimal aftertouch
Lost motion (capstans) regulation
Let off regulation
Backchecks aligned (left/right and forward/aft)
Bridle wires aligned
Damper lift regulation
Damper Spoon regulation
Broken or cracked cabinetry repaired
All metal hardware including hinges, fallboard lock and screws, plate screws, action bracket bolts, and front panel knobs repaired, cleaned, buffed, replated, and/or replaced as necessary
Furniture legs, fallboard-activated swinging front panel, and music desk tightened and repaired as necessary
Fallboard knobs replacement as necessary
Cabinetry nicks and gouges filled
Cabinetry refinished
Final Prep and Tuning
Bass strings with loss of tone treated
Pitch raise
Tuning to A-440
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