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Mason & Hamlin was a household name 100 years ago, back when its instruments were considered high-tech home entertainment. Now two brothers who bought the bankrupt business are leading a renewed quest to build the world's finest pianos.

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By Michael Fitzgerald
October 8, 2006

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LAFAYETTE SQUARE IN HAVERHILL IS NOT THE NICEST PART OF TOWN, AND DUNCAN Street is part of the reason why. On one corner is a vacant diner with a "sale pending" sign that's been there for years, and next to it another vacant building, another "sale pending." Next to that is a bar, which is still open. Looming over the ... (Full article: 3131 words)

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