Mason & Hamlin Model A

The Model A is widely considered to be the world’s best grand piano under 6 feet.


Although it’s Mason & Hamlin’s smallest grand piano, the Mason & Hamlin Model A has an enormous volume and tone that are comparable to instruments of much greater size. With Mason & Hamlin’s patented Tension Resonator and other design innovations, the Model A is perfect for professional studios, conservatories and other institutions, yet just as suitable for the home.

This handcrafted piano comes in many elegant finishes including mahogany, pyramid mahogany, walnut, exotic Brazilian rosewood, macassar ebony, bubinga, classic satin and high polish ebony. And, as always, Mason & Hamlin pianos are Made in America.

Mason & Hamlin Model A Specifications:

  • Length: 5ft 8-1/2in (174cm)
  • Width: 56.12in (142.54cm) (measured at keyboard of piano)
  • Rim:Hard Rock Maple
  • Rim Thickness:
    • Inner 2.125in (5.4cm)
    • Outer 1.031in (2.62cm)
    • Total 3.156in (8.02cm)
  • Plate:Sand Cast Gray Iron, Full Perimeter
  • Soundboard: White Spruce Perimeter Taper (customized for each model)
  • Soundboard Size: 1,984.5in2 (5,040.63cm2)

Standard Finishes:

  • Ebony Satin
  • Ebony Polish

Additional Available Finishes:

MH_Bubinga MH_Macassar_Ebony MH_Mahogany MH_Rosewood

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Mason & Hamlin pianos have been acclaimed by professionals and piano aficionados for over 160 years. The combination of Old World  craftsmanship with time-tested designs and materials make Mason & Hamlin one of the few investment-grade pianos built today, and now, astute investors are taking note of Mason & Hamlin’s remarkable potential.

“…As an investment, Mason & Hamlin pianos make excellent collectibles…They appreciate about 4.5% a year, and you can also play them.” -Joseph Alotta, Principal Financial Advisor Open Door Investment Advisors Inc., Westmont, IL

Mason & Hamlin pianos, as well as other premium pianos, have appreciated in value higher than other investment-grade commodities such as gold, silver, or wine.

How much more will your Mason & Hamlin, which is even rarer, more unique, and of unsurpassed quality than other pianos, appreciate in today’s market?