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Cowsheds resound with output of first British piano maker for 78 years

Company based in Yorkshire Dales makes debut at European music fair in Frankfurt The great British industry of piano-making, which has dwindled to a handful of craftsmen turning out individual commissions, is about to welcome its first newcomer for 78 years. Based in a set of former cowsheds in the Yorkshire Dales, a team of experienced piano salesmen is travelling to Germany this week to launch the first of a range of uprights and grands which will have a production run of 50 in its first year.
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Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik (13 hours ago)

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Odd : Boing Boing (5 years ago)

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Odd : Boing Boing (6 months ago)

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