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Mapes Piano String Company
#1 Wire Mill Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-543-3195
Fax: 423-543-7738


Mapes International Gold Series Piano Wire

Superior Quality Piano Wire Did you know that MAPES was one of the  first wire companies to produce piano string wire with a special heat treating process. Today the MAPES signature "International Gold" brand  wire has become the [...]

These Make Great Stocking Stuffers!

Mapes Guitar Strings are sold with 3-sets in each pack.  If you desire - we can even make your own custom set of strings. Simply choose "My Custom Gauges" and have us make your personalized set at no [...]

Mapes Guitar Strings Sold In Convenient 3-Set Pack

Chances are that you've already experienced the superior benefits in playability and tone that Mapes core wire and wrap has to offer.

The Schaff Family and Mapes Strings

Stephen Mapes • Founder of Mapes Piano String company, established in 1912 in Bronx, New York. John Adam Schaff • Grandfather of current company leaders Bill, Bob, and Frank Schaff, purchased Mapes Piano String Company [...]

Mapes Quality Difference

Music wire requires tight tolerances and careful consistency. In the 1950s, Mapes was having difficulty finding wire that was consistent enough to meet their stringent quality standards, so they began making their own. Mapes internal [...]

Download a piano string measurement guide and mail-in your old strings

For the best results and to avoid delays and additional charges, please follow these steps below when ordering piano strings: When sending in a set of piano strings for duplication: Remove the strings to be [...]