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DESCRIPTION: RCA Story & Clark Art Deco electric piano with original bench. Case designed by John Vassos, the American industrial designer. The RCA Storytone piano was built in 1939 in a joint venture between Story & Clark and RCA. One of only 150 made, it was the first electric piano and debuted at the1939 World's Fair. The piano has normal strings and action but no soundboard. The sound is amplified through electromagnetic pickups, circuitry and a speaker system. PROVENANCE: Consigned by the grandson of the original purchaser. MEASUREMENTS: 58-1/2" x 27" x 36-3/4". CONDITION: Case in excellent condition. Some discoloration to pedals and wear to keys. Corners of bench upholstery with wear. Replaced plug. Not currently operational.

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$1,500.00

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RCA Story & Clark Storytone Deco Electric Piano

Auction ended on Sun, Nov 10, 2013
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Estimate $3,000 - $6,000
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$2,700.00
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1500 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
United States
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