Steinway & Sons

Previously Used Pianos

Steinway Piano Galleries of Chicago offer the finest and largest selection of used grand and upright pianos. Our inventory includes used Steinway and Steinway-Designed Boston and Essex pianos, as well as a variety of other brands. Unlike some restored Steinways you might search for elsewhere, our pre-owned Steinway collection only includes instruments with 100% genuine Steinway parts.

Many used pianos have wonderful musical and aesthetic character and can be an excellent value for discerning piano buyer.  If properly maintained, a quality pre-owned piano will last for decades and provide musical enjoyment to multiple owners. Below you will find some helpful resources about buying a used Steinway piano and information about our used pianos for sale.

Download A Grand Guide to Buying a Used Steinway Piano

A Grand Guide to Buying a Used Steinway Piano

A Grand Guide to Buying a Used Steinway Piano is designed to assist you in your journey in selecting a genuine used Steinway piano—from learning about how a Steinway is built and rebuilt, to what makes a Steinway a genuine Steinway and what factors to consider when shopping the used-Steinway market.

Used Piano Guide

This 16-page guide coversa a variety of topics about what to look for when shopping for a used Steinway piano such as:

• 7 Types of Used Steinway Pianos
• How to Determine the Age of a Steinway piano
• Does is it have 100% Genuine Steinway Parts?
• How to Protect Yourself Investment

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About Our Used Inventory

With so many different piano manufacturers, models, sizes and prices, purchasing a used piano can be a very difficult and confusing journey, even more so when looking for a quality used grand piano.  As one of the oldest piano manufacturers, Steinway has learned a great deal about building the world's finest pianos and a great deal about what every potential piano buyer should know.

Steinway Piano Gallery of Chicago

With this, our goal is to turn what can be a seemingly endless and frustrating journey to finding the right piano into an enjoyable and exciting experience. 

View our inventory now of select used upright and used grand pianos available at Steinway Piano Galleries of Chicago. Remember, each instrument includes a warranty, matching bench and a complimentary in home tuning. 

All of the used pianos you will find in our inventory have been meticulously inspected by our experienced technicians and have been approved by them for resale.  When we receive a used piano, our piano technicians evaluate each instrument and determine if any piano parts need to be repaired, replaced, refinished or in some cases - completely restored. Every used piano we sell comes with either a Steinway & Sons Warranty or our Used Piano Warranty which protects your investment.

Other Used Instruments

In addition to carrying pianos designed by Steinway, we often receive pianos built by other manufacturers that have been traded in. Some of these pre-owned pianos include Kawai, Mason & Hamlin, Baldwin, Chickering, and Yamaha. When we receive a pre-owned piano on-trade, these pianos are thoroughly inspected by our highly-trained piano technicians. 


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