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Assuming that by 1000 you mean $1000, I would go with the Yamaha A3R. I made the same search about a year ago, and that seemed like the best money could buy for that price. It's made of nice rosewood, and sounds and feels fantastic. The electronics are pretty sweet too.
Here's a pretty good review of it:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8b0OhEcnXI
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