When you think of Baldwin, you think about peerless quality and the absolute best-sounding and best-playing pianos anywhere. The most important aspect in Baldwin pianos is their scale design. The scale design is the formula for the piano that consists of the materials used and all specifications.
Upright pianos are the tallest within vertical piano class. At over 55" in height, these are very tall instruments with large soundboards and long strings, capable of projecting an impressive volume. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many large uprights were manufactured in America, and vintage instruments like these are readily available; however, caution should be taken when dealing with an instrument like this, due to many unknown factors affecting the condition of the piano. If you properly maintain an upright piano, it can perform well for many decades to come.