One of the finest hand made pianos of our day. I would dare to call them the Steinway of the 21st Century. These pianos are built with the utmost attention to detail and maintain the supremecy of the American made pianos. Although their vertical piano only stands 43.75 inches high the Walter piano uses the same length strings as a 5'8"baby grand and has a better sound than most 52" upright pianos. The quality of materials is top notch and with the ever increasing Euro, the Charles R. Walter pianos are the best deal in a piano today!