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The catalogue for 25 September 2014 will be here by 29 August

Last Sale Details for 12th June 2014

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 Bechstein (c1906) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs. £1,000 - 1,500
2 Blüthner (c1938) An upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,000 - 1,500
3 Steinway (c1908) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case, together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000
4 Broadwood (c1996) A 5ft 3in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800
5 Kawai (c2003) A 5ft 5in Model RX1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000
6 Steinway (c1969) A New York Model F upright piano in an ebonised case. £3,000 - 5,000
7 WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
8 Yamaha (c2007) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a black-velour topped stool. £9,000 - 12,000
9 Steinway (c1888) A 9ft concert grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted 'elephant' legs. £9,000 - 12,000
10 10  Grotrian Steinweg (c1982) An upright piano in a modern style bright mahogany case. (See inside colour illustration) £1,500 - 2,000
11 11  Petrof (c1995) A 100cm upright piano. £400 - 600
12 12  Bechstein (c1935) A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft Model A grand piano (circa 1923) £2,000 – 4,000
13 13  Steinway (c1886) An upright piano in a rosewood case. This piano has been restored in the past. £1,000 - 1,500
14 14  Zimmerman (c1993) An upright piano in a traditional bright mahogany case. £600 - 800
15 15  Blüthner (c2003) A 9ft concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £20,000 - 30,000
16 16  Steinway (c1931) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £10,000 - 15,000
17 17  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
18 18  Yamaha (c2007) A Model P121 NTS Silent traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,500 - 3,500
19 19  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in an ebonised finish with a buttoned leather top. £100 - 150
20 20  Steinway A grand piano in the in a carved mahogany Jacobean style case on six heavy baluster supports. This piano has been completely restored and re-strung. (See inside colour illustration) £25,000 - 30,000
21 21  Bechstein (c1895) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,200 - 1,800
22 22  Steinway (c1878) A 6ft 11in old style Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. The action of this piano has been re-conditioned with details of the work undertaken available. AMENDMENT Is in a rosewood case. £4,000 - 6,000
23 23  Bechstein, London (c1930s) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000
24 24  Bechstein A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has recently been re-conditioned. £2,000 - 3,000
25 25  Yamaha (c1991) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a red-upholstered stool £5,000 - 7,000
26 26  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
27 27  Steinway A New York Model upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. This piano has been completely restored and re-strung. £7,000 - 9,000
28 28  Ritter A 110cm upright piano in an ebonised case. £600 - 800
29 29  Steinway (c1923) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. This piano was restored 30 years ago. £2,500 - 3,500
30 30  Bechstein (c1903) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano, the rosewood case, crossbanded and gilt-metal mounted in the Sheraton style with applied gilt mounts depicting classical females; raised on dual fluted slender supports. Together with a matching pair of adjustable round stools on conforming legs. (See inside colour illustration) £6,000 - 8,000
31 31  Broadwood (c1980) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000
32 32  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in an ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £100 - 150
33 33  Blüthner (c1925) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is in an ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,800
34 34  Bechstein (c1977) A modern style upright piano in a satin walnut case. £1,000 - 1,500
35 35  Yamaha (c2006) A 5ft 8in Model C2 grand piano in bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000
36 36  Steinway (c1904) An upright piano in a rosewood case, complete with purchase receipts when bought from Steinway in 1966. £1,200 - 1,800
37 37  Bechstein (c1924) A 7ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 7in £1,200 - 1,800
38 38  Kawai (c1978) A 5ft 1in Model KG1C grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is on an 'A-frame'. £2,000 - 3,000
39 39  Ritter A 110cm upright piano in an ebonised case. £600 - 800
40 40  Steinway (c1900) A 6ft ‘old style’ Model A grand piano in a Louis XV style mahogany case on cabriole legs. This piano was completely refurbished, with parts obtained from Steinway in about 1992. (See inside colour illustration) £10,000 - 15,000
41 41  Petrof (c1985) A 100cm upright piano. £400 - 600
42 42  Steinway (1909) A 6ft 'old style' Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. This piano was restored 30 years ago. £8,000 - 10,000
43 43  Yamaha (c2011) A 4ft 11in Model GB1-K grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000
44 44  Blüthner (c1922) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000
45 45  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
46 46  Steinway (c1911) A 5ft 10in New York Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000
47 47  Bechstein (c1926) A 6ft 8in grand piano in a Sheraton style mahogany case on dual square tapered legs, together with a stool. £2,000 - 4,000
48 48  Virgil Practice Clavier A practice clavier keyboard in an oak case. £100 - 150
49 49  Steinway (c1921) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case, together with a red-velour topped stool. £2,000 - 3,000
50 50  Matthoeus et Gulielmus Stodart, Londini, Fecerant (c1796) A professionally restored forte grand in a mahogany case with contrasting veneers and line inlay, on a trestle stand, the nameboard inscription reading 'Matthoeus et Guliemos Stodart, Londini, Fecerant, 1796, Golden Square'. It has a Compass F' to c'''' of five and a half octaves and uses the English grand action. Partially restored in 2010 by the Music Room Workshop and is in full playing condition. Further details and history are displayed with the instrument. (See front cover and inside colour illustration also article) £10,000 - 15,000
51 51  Johannes Pohlman, Londini Fecit 1769 A square piano in a mahogany and boxwood strung case on a trestle base, the nameboard inscribed 'Johannes Pohlman, Londini Fecit 1769'. This instrument appears to be in original condition. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000
52 52  Pleyel (c1841) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a 'plum-pudding' mahogany case raised on baluster supports and traditional lyre. £3,000 - 5,000
53 53  James Rigg, London, (c1817) The mahogany case crossbanded in rosewood with a rosewood name board and 3 drawers under the body. The instrument raised on 6 spirally-turned legs with brass collars and castors (pedal missing). Although bearing the name James Rigg, believed to have been made by William Rolf and Son with a characteristic double music stand. Compass F' to f''''. (See inside colour illustration) £700 - 1,000
54 54  Longman & Broderip A late-eighteenth century square piano in a mahogany case with double plain stringing, the nameboard inscribed 'By Royal Patent, Longman and Broderip, Musical Instruments Makers, 26 Cheapside & Haymarket, London' flanked by inlaid swags. Stand with slender square tapering legs and original paterae. Sold in Christie's December 1975 and restored by Andrew Lancaster in 2011. Receipts, catalogue and other material accompany this lot. (See inside colour illustration) £1,000 - 1,500
55 55  Carl Kolbe, Gotha (c1825) A Viennese grand piano the walnut case boxwood strung and gilt metal mounted, raised on gilt decorated gun-barrel turned legs, united by a stretcher with an ebonised lyre; the fascia with pierced gilt metal mounted motifs and enamelled name plate. Compass F' to f'''' (6 octaves). It has four pedals; shift, sustain, moderator (celeste) and a pedal for Janissary music. This instrument was restored by Georg F. Senn in 1978. A full history accompanies this instrument including a reported association with Johannes Brahms. (See back cover and inside colour illustration) £15,000 - 20,000
56 56  Johannes Broadwood, London (c1792) An unrestored Forte-Grand piano in a mahogany case with boxwood stringing on a trestle base. The fascia reading 'Johannes Broadwood Fecit 1792 Great Pulteney Street, Golden Square'. Compass from F' to C''''. Believed to be the earliest five and a half octave Broadwood Forte-Grand and thought to be previously unrecorded. (See inside colour illustration) £6,000 - 8,000
57 57  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
58 58  Robert Goble Wing Spinet (after Harrison) A single manual spinet in a figured mahogany and boxwood strung case on a trestle stand with turned supports. The keyboard with boxwood tulipwood sharps and ebonised naturals. 1 x 8 ft strings with a Compass G' to g'''. Delrin plectra. £2,000 - 3,000
59 59  Steinway (c1928) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,200 - 1,800
60 60  Steinway (c1910) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany and boxwood-strung case, on dual square tapered legs. (See inside colour illustration) £7,000 - 10,000
61 61  Weber (c2012) A 4ft 11in recent Model G150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000
62 62  Steinway (c1927) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case together with a stool. This piano has been restored. £5,000 - 7,000
63 63  Yamaha Disklavier (c1997) A Model MX100 upright piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a stool. This is the property of Lenny Henry. £1,500 - 1,800
64 64  Chappell An upright piano in a mahogany Regency style case with a flame mahogany front panel and turned front keyboard supports. £1,000 - 1,500
65 65  Broadwood (c1900) The ‘Manxman’ piano designed by Bailey Scott in the Arts and Crafts style in an oak case with strap work hinges. (See inside colour illustration) £1,500 - 2,000
66 66  Blüthner (c1981) A 5ft 5in Model 10 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000
67 67  Zimmerman by Bechstein (c1999) A 120cm upright piano. AMENDMENT Is a ‘Zimmerman by Bechstein’ made for Jaques Samuel Pianos, which is in the fascia. £1,200 - 1,800
68 68  Schimmel (c1985) A 6ft 9in Model 205 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
69 69  Weinbach A modern upright piano in a satin oak case. £600 - 800
70 70  Richard Lipp (c1892) A fully restored upright piano in a bright figured walnut case with carved scroll keyboard supports. This piano has been fully restored. (See inside colour illustration) £1,000 - 1,500
71 71  Yamaha (c1984) A 5ft 8in Model G2 grand piano in a white case on square tapered legs, together with a matching stool. £2,500 - 3,500
72 72  Offenbach (c1989) A 5ft 5in grand piano in a bright white case on square tapered legs, together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000
73 73  Ritter A 123cm upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
74 74  Steinway (c1883) A 5ft 10in ‘old style’ Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000
75 75  Grotrian Steinweg (c1980) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a matching adjustable stool. £6,000 - 8,000
76 76  Blüthner (c1899) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. £1,000 - 1,500
77 77  Steinway (c1906) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 10,000
78 78  Bechstein (c1909) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500
79 79  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
80 80  Bechstein (c1996) An 8ft 2in Model D grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. (See inside colour illustration) This instrument is from the Piero Lo Faro Collection. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool £30,000 - 40,000
81 81  Bechstein (1909) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been reconditioned. £1,500 - 2,000
82 82  Yamaha (c1985) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright mahogany case, together with a stool. £1,200 - 1,800
83 83  Kemble An Empire Model upright piano in a bright mahogany case with inlaid decoration, together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500
84 84  Sauter (c1985) A 6ft 1in Model 185 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000
85 85  Steinway (c1904) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. This lot is accompanied by a file containing the piano's history and renovation. £17,000 - 20,000
86 86  Bechstein An early-twentieth century upright piano in a bright ebonised case. This piano has been completely restored and restrung. £1,500 - 2,000
87 87  Blüthner (c1900) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned legs, together with a duet stool. This piano has been completely restored. £6,000 - 8,000
88 88  Yamaha (c2001) A Model M112 upright piano in a bright ebonised, case together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500
89 89  Petrof (c1995) A 100cm upright piano in a modern style bright ebonised case. £400 - 600
90 90  Steinway (c1875) A 9ft concert grand piano in a figured walnut and rosewood case on carved sabre style legs. This piano has been re-conditioned and is accompanied by an interesting history. (See inside colour illustration) £22,000 - 28,000
91 91  Ritter A 123cm upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
92 92  Petrof (c1978) An upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £500 - 700
93 93  Yamaha A Model M110 upright piano. £600 - 800
94 94  Yamaha (c1983) A 6ft 3in hand-built Model S400 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a matching stool. £7,000 - 10,000
95 95  Bechstein (c1908) A 6ft Sheraton style grand piano in a mahogany and boxwood strung case on dual square tapered legs, together with a matching concert adjustable stool. AMENDMENT This piano has been reconditioned. The guide price has been amended £3,000 - 5,000
96 96  NO LOT NO LOT
97 97  Yamaha N2-K Avantgrand (c2010) An upright style digital piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a matching stool. £5,000 - 7,000
98 98  Bechstein (c1990) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a duet stool. £10,000 - 15,000
99 99  Yamaha A Silent System Model MP80 upright piano. £800 - 1,200
100 100  Steinway (c1867) A 7ft 5in old style Model C grand piano in a burr walnut case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been fully restored. (See inside colour illustration) £6,000 - 8,000
101 101  Ritter A 110cm upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
102 102  Yamaha (c1995) A Model E116 upright piano. £600 - 800
103 103  Blüthner (c1936) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £2,500 - 3,500
104 104  Chappell (c1980s) A traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case with cabriole supports. £600 - 800
105 105  Steinway (c1937) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs £8,000 - 12,000
106 106  Bechstein (c1996) A 5ft 10in Model M grand piano in a late Victorian style bright burr walnut case on turned octagonal legs. £15,000 - 20,000
107 107  Marshall & Rose (c1971) A modern style upright piano in a mahogany case. £500 - £700
108 108  Bechstein (c2002) A 5ft 2in Model K158 grand piano in a bright mahogany case, together with a matching stool. £8,000 - 12,000
109 109  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
110 110  Schiedmayer A 5-octave celeste (C-C) in an oak case. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 4,000
111 111  Ritter A 110cm upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
112 112  Steinway (c1985) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £15,000 - 20,000
113 113  Bechstein (c1907) A 6ft model A grand piano in a Sheraton style mahogany case on dual square tapered legs, together with a stool. This piano was restored in 1992. £1,500 - 2,000
114 114  Yamaha (c2005) A 7ft Model C6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 10,000
115 115  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
116 116  Grotrian Steinweg (c1910) A 5ft 3in Model IV grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800
117 117  Sauter (c1985) A 6ft Model 185 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000
118 118  WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
119 119  Yamaha (c1990) A 6ft 1in Model C3 Disklavier grand piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000
120 120  Bechstein (c1891) A Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned octagonal legs, together with a stool. This piano was refurbished 10 years ago by Winchester Pianos. £3,000 - 5,000
121 121  Bechstein A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
122 122  Kemble A Minx Model upright piano. £200 - 300
123 123  Kemble A Minx Model upright piano. £200 - 300
124 124  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
125 125  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
126 126  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
127 127  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
128 128  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
129 129  Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
130 130  Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220
131 131  Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220
132 132  Piano Stool A duet adjustable ‘concert’ piano stool in a bright ebonised finish, with a buttoned leather top £150 - 200
133 133  Piano Stool A duet adjustable ‘concert’ piano stool in a bright ebonised finish, with a buttoned leather top £150 - 200
134 134  Piano Stool An adjustable ‘concert’ piano stool in a bright mahogany case finish with a buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
135 135  Piano Stool An adjustable ‘concert’ piano stool in a bright mahogany case finish with a buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
136 136  Piano Stool A piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £130 - 160
137 137  Piano Stool A piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £130 - 160
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