Petrof P159 ‘Bora’ Grand in Polished Ebony


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Its size is the only thing that makes the Bora a small instrument. As soon as the hammers hit the strings, you will discover its wonderful, rich and surprisingly powerful sound. Once again we have put the very best materials, technology and design features of concert instruments into its construction. Its potential greatly transcends its actual size. Professional players favour it for practice purposes and domestic use.

  • Length: 159 cm
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • Free delivery to UK Mainland ground floor
  • Complimentary first tuning
  • Price matching (terms and conditions apply)
  • 0% finance available, subject to terms and conditions

Detailed Description

The Standard Series – Acoustic Instruments With Soul

We have a completely individual approach towards the building of our Standard Series models, which enables us to devote the greatest care to each one. This produces instruments that despite their size arouse in both pianist and listener alike the emotions and atmosphere of a large concert hall. The pianos in this series are produced in three lengths and a colourful variety of finishes. These instruments are distinguished not only by their sound properties, but also by the fact that one can select a piano that perfectly suits the interior or hall for which it is intended.


Petrof is currently the largest producer of acoustic grand and upright pianos in Europe. It trades in 5 continents and exports to over 65 countries the world over. Since 1864, when Antonín Petrof built his first piano, they have produced under the PETROF name roughly 630,000 instruments and many others within the PETROF Brand Family. Their pianos are popular among musicians above all for their unusually soft, gentle, rounded and romantic tone. Over the decades of their production much has changed, but precise work by hand, careful selection of materials and the unchanging romantic sound endure. Countless famous performers and well-known personalities have fallen in love with PETROF instruments, and the representatives of the fifth generation proudly continue in their honorable trade and family tradition.

European Excellence

Today the whole musical world knows the top quality instruments from the Hradec Králové factory. For this very reason, PETROF has gained a host of awards – from the King George Medal of the London Exhibition, through the Grand Prix of Paris, Barcelona, and Brussels, to the title „Family Silver“, and Czech Goodwill 2015. All instruments are also marked with the seal of European Excellence, which attests the European origin and the quality of the construction materials.

Available With The Pianoforce Performance Self Player System

This new generation of the Pianoforce Performance Player system is compact and elegant, and it suits any kind of grand piano. Advantages of the system are an easy control, the ability to play the music from different resources, the possibility to store the music on the device’s internal memory, a simple handing, and wireless internet connection. The system can be handled with ease via your mobile phone using Wi-Fi. The Pianoforce Performance Player system is installed with sound speakers allowing you to enjoy your performance with a background.

The sound is formed mechanically, the same way a proper grand piano works during a performance, by hammers striking the strings. The composition is reproduced in a form of digital data. Dynamics are included, thanks to the electromagnets, which transfer the movement to the keyboard and to the action. The grand piano reproduces a realistic performance by hammers striking the strings and soundboard resonating. The result is indistinguishable from a living artist performance.

Supported media: • 500 performances in the memory included • CD and USB are supported • Multiple internet stores purchase of additional performances • PIANOFORCE RADIO – non-stop performance via internet radio (for a one-off fee).

The self player system is an optional add-on to all Petrof grand pianos.

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Generous Part Exchanges Available

Get in touch with us if you have an existing digital or acoustic piano that you’d like to part exchange with us, and we’d be happy to let you know how much it could be worth.

Length 159 cm
Width 152.5 cm
Height 102.5 cm
Weight 309 kg
Sound Board Material Resonance spruce wood
Active Area of Soundboard(m²) 1,019
Ribs Number/Shape 10, spherical
Soundboard Construction Wedgewise tapered 9 – 7 mm
Cast Iron Plate Wet sand casting
Surfacing of Iron Plate Light gold metallic paint, diamond effect
Pin Block Material Multiplex beech plywood, density 800 – 850 kg/m3
Inner Rim Material 9 laminas – beech, birch
Inner Rim Thickness 35 mm
Wooden Frame Posts 3 longitudinal
Descant Post Material Spruce
Cut Off Bar (Corner Cross Rib) No
Outer Rim Material Sandwich, solid alder wood core, plywood coated, inner veneer Ebony Makassar
Bridge – Treble Solid maple wood
Bridge – Bass Solid maple wood
Bridge Pins Steel – ground tips
Agraffes Material/Number Brass, 1-59
Duplexes – Front gis2 – c5
Duplexes – Rear d2 – c5
Strings Material Steel wire Röslau Germany, copper winding Degen Germany
Hitching of Plain Strings Double
Dampers Number 1 – 68
Action Standard – RENNER – PETROF
Hammer Heads The highest quality hammerheads made in Germany, individually voiced
Keyboard Tangential sawn spruce wood, individually balanced with lead
Black Keys Ebony wood
Pedals Left – Unacorda (Piano) pedal, middle – Sostenuto (Prolongement) pedal, right – Sustein pedal
Legs and Castors Standard legs, small unbraked castors
Felts Colour Red + black
Hydraulic Slow Close Fallboard Mech. Yes

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