Charles Walters Processional Upright (45")


Charles Walters Processional Upright (45")

Professional Upright Pianos

Our professional upright pianos are ruggedly designed to meet the most rigid school specifications and long hours of student practice. The ideal piano for schools, churches, auditoriums, homes, rectories, professional studios, practice rooms, theatres, colleges, and universities. All of the features built into the W-48 scale are also found in the Professional Upright Piano. Available in Ebony, Oak, and Walnut in either High Polish, Semi Polish, or Satin finish.

Height 45″, depth 24 3/4″, width 58 1/2″

Upright Specifications

We have listed some of the Walter upright’s unique features, but the pleasing tone, the playability, the excellent tuning stability, and the ease of tuning, are also outstanding features and are impossible to photograph. 

  • Number of keys 88
  • Number of dampers 72
  • Height floor to keybed, 23 3/4″
  • Action full size studio (direct blow) – Renner or Walter
  • Hammers 14#, reinforced, mothproofed, Australian felt
  • Key 16 3/16″ long, 1″ tall plus keybutton; individually weighted
  • Key material basswood
  • Key covering material white-ivorine (acrylic resin) black – Phenolic resin; longer grand size
  • Keybed thickness 1 5/8″ butcherblock construction
  • Keybed material Poplar
  • Plate grey iron casting finished in special bronze
  • Speaking length of longest string 48 1/2″ (overall length 57 1/8″)
  • Soundboard close-grained Sitka or Bavarian Spruce (not laminated)
  • Size of soundboard 37 3/16″ x 56 1/4,” 2090 square inches
  • Pinblock 29 ply delignit
  • Tuning pins 2/0 x 2 1/2,” nickel plated head, blued thread
  • Pin torques 100 to 200 inch pounds
  • Back posts 5 (2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″) Sitka Spruce
  • Pedals 3(soft, base sustain, full sustain)
  • Pedal material solid brass
  • Casters steel
  • Hardware solid brass
  • Cabinet material Mostly 5 ply lumbercore throughout
  • Mouldings solid walnut, solid cherry, solid oak, solid mahogany
  • Lustrous cabinet finishes numerous coats of stain, wood filler and lacquer, painstakingly rubbed by hand, produce the deep luster of Walter cabinets… comparable to the finish of the finest furniture.
  • Cabinet dimensions Height 43 3/8,” depth 25.” Add 3/4″ to depth and 1 1/4″ to width for French Provincial and Queen Anne. Professional Studio Height is 45″.