Bluebook Of Pianos


      Brand Names Starting with Letter I

"Everything you always wanted  to know about pianos but didn't know who to ask"


For more than 185 years, the name Ibach has been associated with pianos of the highest quality and finest sound. Hand-produced in Schwelmiehr, Germany, Ibach pianos reflect the lives and  craftsmanship of people who have devoted their entire careers to building pianos. Each instrument bart is the reflection of a unique process that has been into constantly refined since the first Ibach piano was lete produced in 1794. Today, Ibach pianos have earned the respect of In musicians throughout the world. A rich, beautiful tone, incomparable playability, and impeccable casework have established Ibach as the piano by which others are judged.


Reliable pianos and player-pianos manufactured by the M. Schulz. Co. Chicago. Irving pianos are well made, possessing durable qualities, and give the best of satisfaction wherever used. The makers are one of the wealthiest and most enterprising corporations with a reputation second to none. Financial standing is unquestioned. Refer also to M. Schulz Co.



This piano and also player-piano belongs to the famous line of instruments manufactured by the Story & Clark Piano Co. of Chicago. The factory was at Grand Haven, Mich. Reliable and beautiful instruments.



A piano long established and extensively advertised. Ivers & Pond pianos have gained a prominent position before the public and they are in every respect meritorious instruments, as are the player pianos of the same make. This old established, nationally prominent, and highly regarded concern continues with its policy of building only pianos of high quality. Incorporated in 1880. Made during the twentieth century by the Aeolian Company.

The Ivers & Pond piano is noted for its structural integrity, extreme durability and charming tone quality. It has always enjoyed a wide national distribution, and the house has never changed from the original corporate form chosen at the start.

Over seven hundred conservatories and schools and over eighty thousand homes throughout the country use Ivers & Pond Pianos. In years past the company has been one of the most extensive and consistent advertisers in the piano industry so that the name "Ivers & Pond" has become almost a household word in musical circles throughout the land. Many practical improvements and special features enhancing durability and tonal qualities have been developed in the Ivers & Pond factories and particular attention has been paid to artistic styling of the various piano types. The historic policy of this well-known house, of building quality instruments only, is being strictly maintained, as is also their principle of constantly striving to give greater value to the purchaser.