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The catalogue for our sale on 23rd June 2016 is detailed below.

 

 

Last Sale Details for 23rd June 2016

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 Petrof (c2000) A modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £800 - 1,200 £850
2 Blüthner (c1890) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. £1,000 - 1,500 £550
3 Steinway (c1884) An upright piano in a rosewood case; together with a stool. £400 - 600 £720
4 Kawai (c1996) A 5ft 5in Model RX1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £2,700
5 Offenbach (c1988/89) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,050
6 Eisaka A recent upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case; AMENDMENT together with a stool. £600 - 800 £420
7 Bechstein (c1890) A 6ft 7in Model V grand piano in a bright mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is a Model B £1,000 - 1,500 £200
8 Steinway (c1894) A 6ft 85-note old style Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,300
9 Blüthner (c1913) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. £1,500 - 2,000 £920
10 Blüthner (late-19th century) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a Louis XV style rosewood case on cabriole legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,100
11 Yamaha (c1998) A Model MP 70N silent series upright piano in a satin mahogany case; together with a stool with a beige top. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,050
12 Blüthner (c1936) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a fiddleback mahogany case with square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,600
13 Dietmann (c1990) A modern Model 108B upright piano in a bright mahogany case with cabriole leg supports. £500 - 800 £620
14 Bechstein (c1898) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,950
15 Steinway (c1886) A 6ft 85-note old style model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,900
16 Blüthner (c1987) A 110cm modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,700
17 Yamaha (c2004) A 5ft 3in Model C1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
18 Steinway (c1985) A Model V upright piano in a bright mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is in a satin mahogany case. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,600
19 Bechstein (c1923) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs with fretted music desk. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
20 Steinway (c1937) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching leather top stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,000
21 Bechstein (c1930) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,000
22 Steinway (c1901) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft old style Model A £3,000 - 5,000 £2,300
23 Bechstein (c1900s) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs, together with a stool. This piano has been reconditioned. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,950
24 Ritter (c2006) A 110cm upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £600 -800 £300
25 Steinway (c1937) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully rebuilt. £14,000 - 18,000 £13,500
26 Bechstein (c1892) A Model 9 upright piano in a re-polished ebonised case; together with a stool. This piano was completely restored in 1999. £1,500 - 2,000 £600
27 NO LOT
28 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 £1,500
29 Kawai (c1997) A 6ft 6in Model RX5 LE Grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,300
30 Steinway (c1914) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a carved walnut and crossbanded art case, raised on pierced foliate and scroll decorated legs and conforming lyre. (See back cover illustration) £20,000 - 25,000 £12,500
31 Bechstein (c1923) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano was reconditioned in 2013 (details available). AMENDMENT Is a Bechstein 6ft 7in Model B. £1,000 - 2,000 £700
32 Steinway (c1868) A square piano in a carved rosewood case raised on foliate and scroll decorated cabriole legs. £800 - 1,200 £1,300
33 Yamaha (c1998) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,800
34 Yamaha (c2004) A Model U3SN upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with an adjustable stool. £2,000-2,500 £2,400
35 Steinway (c1901) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a bright rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. This piano was rebuilt and re-polished circa 2006. £10,000 - 15,000 £8,000
36 Grotrian Steinweg (c2004) A Model Carat 116 upright piano in a modern style bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,900
37 Steinway (c1939) A Model Z upright piano in a mahogany case. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,750
38 Petrof (c1998) A Model 115 upright piano in an ebonised case. £700 - £1,000 £1,300
39 Broadwood (c1835) A square piano in a mahogany case raised on turned baluster legs, bearing the signature W.H. Elgar, the father of the composer Sir Edward William Elgar. (See article in catalogue) £300 - 500 £380
40 Steinway (c1986) A 9ft Model D concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £30,000 - 35,000 £28,000
41 Kawai (c1985) A 5ft 10in Model K9-2D grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,600
42 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 Unsold
43 Michael Thomas (c1973) A double manual harpsichord, with eight and four foot and lute stops, on a trestle base, being a close copy of the Hitchcock harpsichord held by the V&A Museum; together with a made-to-measure Bizzi travelling case. £800 - 1,200 £2,800
44 Yamaha (c1999) A 5ft 3in Model C1 Silent Series grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,500
45 Steinway (c1922) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully rebuilt. £15,000 - 20,000 Unsold
46 Irmler (c2007) A 5ft 5in Model 165 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching adjustable stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,450
47 Steinway (c1906) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano AMENDMENT is in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 £8,000
48 Yamaha (c2010) A Model B2 Silent Series upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 2,500 £1,500
49 Haxby (c1789) A square piano with three pedals on a trestle base; together with a padded travelling case. £700 - 1,000 £2,000
50 Steinway (c1924) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a black lacquered and Chinoiserie decorated case depicting figures in garden landscapes and raised on cabriole legs. The frame signed W. Steinway. (See front cover illustration) £10,000 - 15,000 £12,500
51 Bechstein (c1900) A 6ft model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,300
52 Yamaha A Model U3F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £1,700
53 Steinway (c1877) A 6ft 11in 85-note Monitor model grand piano in a rosewood case on later square tapered legs. AMENDMENT to serial no. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,700
54 John Rawson A fretted clavichord in a walnut case with a short bottom octave. Commissioned from John Rawson in 1984. £700 - 1,000 £680
55 Steinway (c1936) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £6,500
56 Chappell (c1991) A 116cm Model H traditional upright piano in a satin light mahogany case; together with a matching stool. £700 - 1,000 £400
57 Yamaha (c1994) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case with a Disklavier system; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,300
58 Yamaha (c1987) A Model P116 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £800 - 1,200 £1,250
59 Blüthner (c2010) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching leather top stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £12,500
60 Steinway (c1973) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a satin ebonised case raised on square tapered legs. This piano is being sold by Abbey Road Studios who bought it direct from Steinway, Hamburg, in 1973. The piano has been housed in Studio 3 ever since. The instrument has been used for sessions for many legendary artists and composers including: Tony Bennett, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Florence and the Machine, Amy Winehouse, Sam Smith, Mumford and Sons, Paul Weller, Foo Fighters, Katherine Jenkins, Gary Barlow, Dido, Tom Newman 'Skyfall', Kate Bush, Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Manic Street Preachers, Radiohead, Gabriel Yared and many others. £15,000- 20,000 £14,500
61 Yamaha (c2009) A 6ft 11in Model C6M grand piano with silent system in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £10,000 - 15,000 £9,500
62 Stool An adjustable concert stool. £100 - 150 £90
63 Yamaha A Model U3F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 Unsold
64 Woodchester (c2007) An upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £700 - 900 £650
65 Steinway (c1918) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully rebuilt. £15,000 - 20,000 Unsold
66 Schimmel (c1998) A Model 122KE upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £5,000 - 7,000 Unsold
67 Steinway (c1970) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a green topped adjustable stool. £15,000 - 20,000 £15,000
68 Steinway (c1910) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,800
69 Yamaha (c1972) A 6ft Model G3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
70 Steinway (c1909) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a French polished rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £12,500
71 Blüthner (c2001) A 6ft 10in Model 4 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £14,000 - 18,000 £12,000
72 Yamaha (c1994) A 4ft 11in Model A1 grand piano in a sea blue-green case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,800
73 Bösendorfer (c1977) A 7ft 5in Model 225 grand piano in a bright ebonised case. This piano is being sold by Abbey Road Studios and was housed in Studio 2 at the Olympic Studios until its closure in 2009 and then moved to Abbey Road. This instrument was used on many recording sessions with artists including: Oasis, New Order, Placebo, Bjork, Eric Clapton, Sinead O'Connor, Ray Lamontagne and Pete Doherty. £18,000 - 22,000 £12,500
74 Erard (c1921) A 6ft grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £100
75 Steinway (c1906) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £9,800
76 Ibach (c1988) A 5ft 11in Model FII grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,000
77 Petrof (c2005) A traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,200 £1,600
78 Bechstein (c1902) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,050
79 Rogers (c1929) An overstrung upright piano in a traditional mahogany case; together with a stool. This piano has been reconditioned. £600 - 800 £600
80 Steinway (c1985) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a concert stool. AMENDMENT is in a satin ebonised case. £25,000 - 30,000 £20,000
81 Bechstein (c1926) A 5ft 6in Model L grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool with a blue velvet top. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,800
82 Steinway (c1967) A Model Z upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,000
83 Yamaha (c1970) A 5ft 8in Model G2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 4,000 £2,800
84 Bohemia (c2006) An upright piano in a satin walnut case. £1,200 - 1,800 Unsold
85 Steinway (c1968) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT together with a stool. £15,000 - 20,000 £26,500
86 Bechstein (c1903) A 6ft 7in Sheraton style Model B grand piano in a rosewood case with dual square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,850
87 Yamaha (c2002) A 5ft 8in Model C2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a Disklavier system. AMENDMENT to serial no. £7,000 - 9,000 Unsold
88 Broadwood (c1904) A 6ft 6in barless grand piano in a Louis XV style kingwood, marquetry and ormolu mounted art case raised on six slender cabriole legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £7,800
89 Bechstein (c1890) A 6ft model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been reconditioned. £2,000 - 3,000 Unsold
90 Steinway (c1921) A 5ft 10in model O grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. This piano was restored in the 1990’s. £12,000 - 18,000 £12,500
91 Welmar (c1999) An upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
92 Blüthner (c1912) A 5ft 8in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned and fluted legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £800
93 Yamaha (c1981) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2000 £800
94 Weber (c2010) A Model G150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,550
95 Steinway (c1968) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully rebuilt. £28,000 - 32,000 Unsold
96 Yamaha (c2005) A Model CLP 265 GP clavinova in an ebonised case, in the style of a small grand piano. AMENDMENT together with a matching stool. £600 - 800 £300
97 Allison A 4ft 6in ‘baby’ grand piano in a gold finished case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT together with a matching stool. By repute previously the property of singer songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan. Sold together with a gold disc by the artist. £800 - 1,200 £600
98 Blüthner (c1979) An upright piano in a modern style bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,350
99 Grotrian Steinweg (c1924) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £800
100 Yamaha (c2000) A 6ft 3in 'Hand Made Series' Model S4 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £8,000 - 12,000 £10,000
101 Broadwood (c1910) A 6ft Model 3 barless grand piano in a rosewood case. Restored in 2012. £800 - 1,200 £1,000
102 Yamaha (c1976) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,500
103 Yamaha by Story and Clark (c1969) A 5ft 7in Model 158 grand piano in a bright ebonised case and Art Deco style legs; together with a matching duet stool. £2,000 - 4,000 £1,800
104 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220 Unsold
105 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220 Unsold
106 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160 £120
107 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160 £120
108 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160 £120
109 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £80 - 100 £80
110 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £80 - 100 Unsold
111 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £80 - 100 Unsold