Hallet, Davis & Co 52” Upright Piano

Model HS131Y

The HS131Y concert upright is the largest and most powerful professional upright produced by Hallet, Davis pianos, measuring 52” in height. This piano is designed for the pianist who wants the sound of a grand piano in a vertical instrument.

With string length and soundboard size comparable to a 5’ 5” grand piano, this fine instrument produces a full and impressive sound for an upright.

This fine piano has a solid spruce soundboard, German Röslau strings and all hardwood action parts.

The scale design of this instrument has excellent soundboard area and string length, providing a rich, resonant tone with excellent sustain and dynamics.

The Hallet, Davis 52” upright piano includes a matching bench and a 10 year guarantee on parts and labor.


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Hallet, Davis & Co 52” Concert Upright Piano

The soundboard and ribs are made of the world’s finest close grain Grade A Spruce seasoned and crowned to ensure superior amplifying power.

High quality imported German felt is used in the construction of all our hammers. Our hammers are specially constructed and voiced to bring out a warm European sound.

All the parts in our piano are treated and seasoned to specific moisture levels to ensure excellent playability in any climate for the lifetime of the piano.

The action is the heart of the piano. High-strength, zinc-aluminum action parts along with hard rock maple wood parts are assembled to provide a smooth responsive action.

High-quality precision computer-controlled machinery along with skilled labor produces some of the finest sounding pianos today.

All of our upright pianos come with a high-quality practice mechanism. This is especially useful for beginners.

The five back-posts help keep the piano in tune. It allows for less flexing and movement of the back of the piano. It also provides the stability for the iron plate and pin-block assembly.

Highest quality fine grain cast iron, engineered to stand twenty (20) tons of string pressure. The iron plate is also what we call a full perimeter plate, which is one continuous iron plate that runs the full perimeter of the back assembly.

All of our pianos use only high-quality durable hinges.

Bass strings are hand-wound with high quality copper wire. All strings include three-string unison treble strings use Stahl-und-Drahtwerk ROSLAU GmbH German wire.

Three brass working pedals control full sustain, practice mode, and soft. On the grand pianos, susteneuto is provided in place of the practice pedal.

All of our pianos are hand finished with the finest lacquers and polyester from around the world. Our pianos are beautifully finished on the outside. The inside wood cabinet parts of the piano are finished to the same high standards as the outside.

Specifications – Hallet, Davis HS131Y 52” Concert Vertical Piano

Soundboard: Solid Spruce, 2272 sq. in.
Number of Ribs: 10
Pinblock: 19 Ply Maple
Bridge Material: Maple
Action Type / Parts / Rail: Professional Series Direct Blow / Hornbeam / Aluminum
Hammers: Imported (Japanese Felt)
Reinforced: Yes
Plate: Sand Casted Iron
Bass Strings / Speaking Length #1: Röslau (German), Solid Copper Wound / 47.44″
Keybed / Back Posts: Hard Rock Maple / 5 – Multi Ply Spruce
Fallboard: Slow Close
Height: 131cm (51.5″)
Width: 65.5cm (26″)
Length 151cm (60″)
Weight: 272kg (598 lbs)

10 Year Guarantee Parts & Labor