AUGUST FÖRSTER

Established by F.A. Förster in Löbau, Germany, in 1859, this company has continued to produce instruments of above average quality. In the 1920s the company were among the first to experiment with quarter-tone pianos, and in the 1930s produced an electric piano known as an Elektrochord, at which time the company were making around 2000 instruments a year. August Förster continues to produce instruments today.

År       Prod.nr.

1873 - 900

1880 - 1700

1886 - 5000

1898 - 10000

1904 - 15000

1910 - 25000

1924 - 50000

1929 - 60000

1937 - 73000

1948 - 85000  

1950 - 86300

År       Prod.nr.

1952 - 102000

1960 - 122500

1961 - 124000

1966 - 134000

1968 - 137500  

1970 - 140500

1972 - 143500

1974 - 147500

1976 - 150000

1978 - 152000

1980 - 154000