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The results of sale for our auction on 7th April 2016 are shown at the bottom of this page.

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Last Sale Details for 7th April 2016

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 Steinberg (c2003) A Model 112 upright piano in a satin mahogany case, together with a matching upholstered adjustable stool. £600 - 800 £300
2 Kawai (c1983) A 5ft 10in Model KG-2D grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 4,500 £3,100
3 Piano Stool A figured walnut duet piano stool with fretwork front and sides, upholstered in red fabric with compartmented storage underneath. £100 - 150 £160
4 Yamaha (c2000) A 5ft 3in Model GP1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 4,000 £2,100
5 Yamaha (c1982) A Model M5J upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £600 - 800 £650
6 Bösendorfer (c1883) A 5ft 8in grand piano in an ebonised case. AMENDMENT A set of new bass strings is included with this lot. £1,000 - 1,500 £100
7 Weber (c2005) A 4ft 11in Model 150 grand piano in a bright walnut case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,800
8 Yamaha (c1962) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
9 Bechstein (c1901) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on turned octagonal legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,900
10 Yamaha (c2000) . A 5ft 8in Model C2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a Disklavier IV system. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,000
11 Yamaha (c1971) A Model U1F upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000 Unsold
12 Blüthner An early 20th century 6ft 3in Style 7 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned and fluted legs, together with a stool. This piano was completely restored by Blüthner in 2002. £5,000 - 7,000 £8,500
13 Blüthner (c2012) A 118cm Model C upright piano in a traditional style bright mahogany case. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,400
14 Boston (c2006) A Model 132 upright piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,500
15 Niemeyer (c2000) A ‘baby’ grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,050
16 Steinway (c2003) A 6ft Model L grand piano in a satin mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is the 150 Years Anniversary Model with period baluster legs and is together with a stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £11,000
17 Schimmel (c1989) A 5ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,900
18 Yamaha (c1987) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,200
19 Kawai (c2011) A Model K2 upright piano in a traditional style mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,200
20 Bösendorfer (c1938) A 4ft 11in Model 150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully rebuilt. £12,000 - 14,000 Unsold
21 Bechstein A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs; 85-note. £1,000 - £1,500 £1,350
22 Yamaha (c1974) A Model U1F upright piano in an ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is a Model U1H. £1,800 - 2,200 £2,000
23 Steinway (c1920) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. This 88-note piano was reconditioned in 1997. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,200
24 Bechstein A 7ft 4in Model C grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This 88-note piano has been recently restored throughout. £2,000 - £3,000 £4,000
25 Music Chest An Edwardian mahogany music chest, containing four drawers with fall fronts, raised on short cabriole legs; 48cm wide. £80 - 120 £110
26 Yamaha (1976) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,500 - £4,500 £3,500
27 Boston (c2002) A 5ft 2in Model GP 156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £4,800
28 WITHDRAWN WITHDRAWN WITHDRAWN
29 Bechstein (c1920s) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case. £2,000 - 4,000 £2,400
30 Astor (c2000) A 5ft Model G-56 grand piano in a white case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,100
31 Blüthner (c1926) A 5ft 5in grand piano in a reconditioned bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,500 - 5,500 £3,200
32 Kawai (c1974) A Model BL-31 upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,000 £800
33 Samick (c2010) A 4ft 8in Model SIG-48 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,200
34 Blüthner (c1930s) A 5ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is circa 1934. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,050
35 Music Cabinet An Edwardian mahogany and satinwood banded music cabinet having nine fitted shelves enclosed by a pair of panelled doors; 59cm wide. £100 - 150 £90
36 Grotrian Steinweg (c1987) A Model 122V upright piano in an ebonised case, together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,300
37 Bösendorfer (c1926) A 5ft 7in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano was restored by Period Pianos in 2011. £6,000 - 8,000 £4,000
38 Steinway (c1880s) An old-style 85-note Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 4,000 £2,600
39 Yamaha (c2000) A Model MP70 upright piano with a Silent System in a satin walnut case, together with a stool. £800 - 1,200 £1,150
40 Bechstein (c2003) A Model 118 Classic upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £5,000 - 7,000 £3,700
41 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 Unsold
42 Broadwood (c1900) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. Property of the late Alexander Faris, the composer known for his television theme tunes including the music for the 1970s' drama, 'Upstairs Downstairs'. £1,000 - 1,500 £100
43 WITHDRAWN WITHDRAWN WITHDRAWN
44 Blüthner (c1890) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. £1,500 - 2,000 Unsold
45 Music Cabinet/Chest An Edwardian mahogany music cabinet/chest containing four drawers with fall fronts and cupboard, raised on square tapered legs. United by an under-tier; 85cm wide. £100 - 150 £50
46 Boston (c2000) A Model UP-118E upright piano in a traditional style bright mahogany case, together with a stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,300
47 Alec Hodson of Lavenham, Suffolk (c1955) A 4½-octave clavichord in a walnut case with ebony and boxwood stringing; on a trestle base. £400 - 600 £220
48 Wilhelm Steinmann A 5ft grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a duet stool. £800 - 1,200 £500
49 Grotrian Steinweg (c1973) A 6ft 1in Model 185 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £2,800
50 M. Mesenlichen Vienna (c1820) A Viennese fortegrand piano in a flamed mahogany case, on turned barrel supports united by a stretcher supporting a traditional lyre with six pedals. The pedals operating typical Janissary devices and the keyboard compass is of 6¼ octaves. Together with a stool. This instrument has been reconditioned in the past. (See front cover illustration) £10,000 - 15,000 Unsold
51 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 £2,200
52 Bechstein London (c1935) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a bleached sycamore case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,300
53 Blüthner (c1990) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a red-upholstered adjustable stool and piano cover. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,000
54 Kawai (c2006) A 6ft 1in Model RX3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,200
55 Steinway (c1930) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,800
56 Piano Stool A concert adjustable mahogany piano stool with a leather top. £100 - 150 £75
57 Blüthner (c1933) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a fiddleback mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a duet stool. This piano was restored in 1999. £2,000 - 4,000 £3,000
58 Rösler (c1996) A modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £800 - 1,200 £500
59 Bechstein (c1912) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case. £1,000 - 1,500 £500
60 Samick A 5ft 6in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,500
61 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 £1,700
62 Steinway (c1987) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a satin walnut case on square tapered legs and fitted with a Silent System. This piano has been serviced by Jaques Samuel Pianos from 2003 - 2016. Formerly the property of pianist Evelyn Segal this lot is accompanied by a CD recorded by her. AMENDMENT Is in a satin mahogany case. £18,000 - 22,000 Unsold
63 Bechstein (c1894) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a banded and inlaid satinwood case. This piano has been reconditioned. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,500
64 Kawai (c2003) A 5ft 10in Model RX2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,900
65 Steinway (c1913) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a mahogany stool on cabriole legs; 88-note. £7,000 - 10,000 £12,500
66 Yamaha (c1993) A Model U10A upright in a bright ebonised case together with an upholstered duet stool. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,900
67 Bechstein (c1910) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano was reconditioned fourteen years ago. AMENDMENT Has a new guide price. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,000
68 WITHDRAWN WITHDRAWN WITHDRAWN
69 Kawai (c1971) A 5ft 10in Model KG-2C grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,450
70 Erard (c1918) A 7ft 7in grand piano in a flame mahogany case with boxwood and ebony banding, on six faceted slender supports capped and terminated in ormolu, with traditional lyre. This model known as the Modele Trianon is based on the case decoration of the Erard grand piano made for Marie Antoinette, the piano now in the Cité de la Musique in Paris. The Erard archive states that it was originally supplied to Monsieur Blum, this is believed to be Leo Blum the Prime Minister of France from 1936 - 37. (See back cover illustration) £4,000 - 6,000 £5,500
71 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 Unsold
72 Blüthner (c1908) A 6ft 3in grand piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200 £800
73 Yamaha (c1967) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a walnut satin case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,250
74 Kawai (c2005) A 5ft 10in Model RX2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,700
75 Kawai (c1980) A 6ft 1in Model KG-3C grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £1,600
76 Yamaha (c1963) An upright piano in a satin walnut case this piano is fitted with a Silent System. £800 - 1,200 £800
77 Blüthner (c1972) A 5ft grand piano in a bright mahogany case together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,700
78 Blüthner (c1924) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs, together with a red upholstered duet stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £680
79 Blüthner (c2010) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a bright ebonised case together with a matching leather top stool. £15,000 - 20,000 Unsold
80 O Meyer Barrel Pipe Organ (c1805) Attributed to O Meyer from Frith Street in Soho this instrument has 84 pipes plus triangle and drum; it is in a flame mahogany case; there are eight tunes and four stops. Bellows have been replaced in the recent past. £1,500 - 2,000 Unsold
81 Yamaha A Model U1F upright piano in a bright ebonised case.s £1,900 - 2,200 £1,850
82 Bechstein (c1904) A 7ft 4in Model C grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. AMENDMENT Is on dual square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,600
83 Bösendorfer (c2005) A 7ft Model Louis XV grand piano in a pommel satin mahogany case on cabriole legs, together with a matching stool. £18,000 - 22,000 £17,000
84 Kawai (c2009) A 6ft 1in Model RX3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 Unsold
85 Thomas Machell & Sons Dulcitone A dulcitone in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £200 - 300 £320
86 Yamaha (c2000) A 4ft 11in Model GB1 grand piano in an ebonised case, together with a matching stool. AMENDMENT Is a Model GP1. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,600
87 Yamaha (c1999) A 5ft 3in Model C1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,900
88 Wendl & Lung A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,600
89 Grotrian Steinweg (c1977) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £1,800
90 Bösendorfer (c1996) A 9ft 6in Imperial concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £20,000 - 25,000 £21,000
91 Yamaha A Model U3F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 Unsold
92 Reid Sohn (c1988) A 5ft 1in Model SG-155 grand piano in a white case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £600
93 Steinway (c1908) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £5,500
94 Yamaha (c2008) A 4ft 11in Model GB1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,600
95 John Broadwood & Sons (c1816) A ‘Beethoven’ fortegrand piano in a banded mahogany case on baluster turned supports, the nameboard with inlaid brass decoration; compass of 6-octaves. (See article in catalogue) £6,000 - 8,000 £4,500
96 Kawai (c1988) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,750
97 Kawai (c2011) A Model K3 upright piano in a traditional style bright mahogany case, together with a matching brown-top stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,300
98 Boston A 5ft 10in Model 178 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is circa 2000 £6,000 - 8,000 £6,000
99 Yamaha (c1963) An upright piano in a satin walnut case this piano is fitted with a Silent System. £800 - 1,200 £900
100 Bechstein (c2011) A 6ft 3in Academy Model A190 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £12,000 - 16,000 Unsold
101 Yamaha A Model U3F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 Unsold
102 Blüthner (c1996) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a leather topped adjustable stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £10,000
103 Welmar (c1999) A Model 123 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,500
104 Yamaha (c2006) A 4ft 11in Model GA1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a black duet stool with storage under a leather top. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,100
105 Schimmel (c1996) A 6ft 1in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with an adjustable red-upholstered mahogany stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £5,000
106 Yamaha (c1998) A 5ft 8in Model C2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a matching cream-upholstered stool. AMENDMENT Has no stool with it. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,500
107 Yamaha (c1991) A 5ft 3in Model G1RE grand piano in a white case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,000
108 Steinway(c1922) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case, together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,500
109 Irmler (c2007) A 5ft 5in Model 165 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a matching adjustable stool. £3,000 - 5,000 Unsold
110 Steinway (c1990) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. Formerly in the Jazz Café, Camden, and performed on by many famous musicians who appeared at this venue. £25,000 - 30,000 £19,000
111 Yamaha A Model U3F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £1,950
112 Yamaha (c1976) A Model C Series upright piano in a bright mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is in a satin mahogany case. £600 - 800 £420
113 Boston (c2012) A Model 132E PE upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £5,500 - 6,500 Unsold
114 Grotrian Steinweg (c1924) A 5ft 6in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £700
115 Broadwood (c1910) A grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £300 - 500 £90
116 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160 £170
117 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160 £160
118 Piano Stool A piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a leather buttoned top. £130 - 160 £130
119 Piano Stool A piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a leather buttoned top. £130 - 160 £130
120 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220 Unsold
121 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220 Unsold
122 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a buttoned down seat £150 - 200 £150
123 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a buttoned down seat £150 - 200 £150
124 **PLEASE REFER TO THIS PAGE FOR AMENDMENTS TO LOTS AND FURTHER PICTURES**