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Please see the results of sale for our September 2016 sale below.

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Last Sale Details for 22nd September 2016

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 W Hoffmann (c1983) A 5ft 8in Model 173 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool with a beige top. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,800
2 Yamaha (c2008) A 4ft 11in Disklavier grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching duet stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,700
3 Hoffmann (c2001) An upright piano in a traditional alder veneered case; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,800
4* Upright Piano A Model 118M in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £400 - 600 £520
5 Steinway (c1912) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case; together with an adjustable stool with tapestry top. £5,000 - 7,000 £7,200
6 Reid Sohn (c1986) An upright piano in a walnut case. £400 - 600 £250
7 Bechstein An 8ft Sheraton style grand piano in a rosewood and inlaid case on dual square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano was the property of the late Lord Denis Healey. £2,000 - 4,000 £4,000
8 S Ritter (c2006) A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,000
9 Bechstein (c1890) A 6ft model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £600
10 Steinway (c1905) A 6ft 11 in 88-note Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a duet stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £9,200
11 Bechstein (c1920) A 4ft 7in Model S grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,800
12 C.Bechstein (c2003) A Millenium Special limited edition anniversary model upright piano in a bright ebonised case, designed by Rommel und Shoen design. £9,000 - 11,000 £7,000
13 Steinway (c1925) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is in a satin ebonised case. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
14 Kawai (c2003) A Model K5 upright piano in a traditional style bright mahogany case; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,100
15 Steinway (c1902) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £7,000
16 Yamaha (c2010) A 5ft 3in Model GC1M grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £5,800
17 Steinway (c1957) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has two cracks in the frame and is sold as seen. £2,000 - 4,000 £5,100
18 Steinway (c1905) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a 2015 brown satin finish vinyl and fleeced interior cover and 3 wooden caster cups. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,100
19 Yamaha (c1998) A Model E108 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £500 - 700 £720
20 Yamaha (c1990) A 9ft Model CFIII concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a quilted piano cover. £25,000 - 30,000 Unsold
21 Steinway (c1929) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,500
22 Boston (c2002) A 5ft 2in Model 156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,000
23* Upright Piano A Model 118M in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £400 - 600 £500
24 Kawai (c1988) A 4ft 11in Model GE1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,700
25 Yamaha (c2012) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £9,200
26 Grotrian Steinweg (c1930) A 4ft 7in Model 140 grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200 £650
27 Steinway (c1925) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £11,000
28 Steinway (c1880) A 7ft 5in Model C New York grand piano in an ebonised case on turned and fluted legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is 7ft 2in approximately. £2,000 - 4,000 £3,900
29* Upright Piano A Model 118M in a traditional style bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £450
30 Steinway (c1887) An upright piano in a rosewood case. £800 - 1,200 £1,100
31 Blüthner (c1977) A Model M upright piano in a mahogany case. £700 - 1,000 £700
32 Allison (c1937) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a figured walnut case on cabriole legs. £800 - 1,200 £1,000
33 Steinway (c1880) A 6ft 11in 'old style' Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on 'elephant legs'; together with an adjustable stool. £4,000 - 5,000 £3,000
34 Steinway (c1907) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case with inlaid panel; together with a stool. Reconditioned in the past by Harrods. £1,200 - 1,800 £3,300
35 Hellas A modern style upright piano in an oak case. £300 - 500 £180
36 Grotrian Steinweg (c2005) A 6ft 2in Model 185 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 3in Model 192 grand piano. £9,000 - 12,000 £11,500
37 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top; together with a quantity of music and a metronome. £100 -150 £180
38 Yamaha (c2000 ) A Model C109 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,350
39 Schimmel (c2006) A Model 116S upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
40 Steinway (c1983) A 6ft Model L grand piano in a satin walnut case on square tapered legs. £15,000 - 20,000 Unsold
41 Yamaha (c1989) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,600
42 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a mahogany finish with buttoned leather burgundy top. £100 - 150 £220
43 Music Cabinet A Music cabinet in a mahogany case with shelves and a glazed door; the top edged with a brass gallery. £60 - 80 £130
44* Upright Piano A Model 118M in a traditional style bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £450
45 Steinway (c1918) A 5ft 7in Model M New York grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,000
46 William de Blaise No. 708 A harpsichord; together with a stool. £400 - 600 £200
47 Bluthner (c1930's) A 4ft 11in Style 4 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,000
48 Bechstein (c1897) A Model 7 upright piano in a rosewood case. This piano was restored by Morley’s in 1981. £800 - 1,200 £720
49 Steinway Vertegrand (c1900’s) An upright piano in a rosewood case. £600 - 800 £1,900
50 Steinway (c1905) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a kingwood quarter veneered case on square tapered legs. (See back cover colour illustration) £10,000 - 15,000 £6,500
51 Yamaha (c2003) A Model SU131 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,300
52 Blüthner (c1936) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable stool with red upholstered top. This piano was restored by Blüthner in the 1980’s. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,000
53 Steinway (c1911) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case. £2,000 - 3,000 £6,500
54 Bechstein A 7ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been restored. £2000 - 3,000 £2,600
55 Yamaha (c2011) A Model B1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case, fitted with a silent system; together with a matching stool. £1,300 - 1,600 £2,000
56 Steinway (c1902) 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 £4,200
57 Kawai (c1982) A 5ft 10in Model KG-2 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,850
58 Schimmel (c1986) A Model 118T upright piano fitted with a four year old Silent System in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
59 Steinway (c1885) A 6ft 'old style' Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned fluted legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
60 Steinway (c1987) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a satin mahogany case on square tapered legs and fitted with a Silent System. AMENDMENT The Silent System has now been removed. 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. £15,000 - 20,000 £1,400
61 Yamaha (c1985) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,500
62 Petrof (c2006) A Model P118 upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,200
63 Blüthner (c1930’s) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,200
64 Petrof (c2000) A Model 115 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,700
65 Schulze Pollmann (c2012) A Model 126 Masterpiece upright piano in a bright ebonised case. It has a renner action and cerisa soundboard. £6,000 - 8,000 Unsold
66 Steinway (c1909) A 6ft 2in ‘old style’ Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. Prior to 1980 this piano was the studio piano for SARM Studios where many famous artists recorded including: Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones and Queen. A letter from the present owner and details of the SARM Studios accompany this lot. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,800
67 Bechstein (c1930) A 5ft 1in Model K grand piano in a satin mahogany case. The case has been re-polished. This piano was restored in 1998. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,400
68 Steinway (c1886) An upright piano in a burr walnut case; fitted with Edelweiss 1Q self-playing system with ipod and speakers. This piano has been restored. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,500
69 Kawai (c2009) A 5ft Model GM10 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,500 - 5,500 £2,600
70 The Crystal Music Company (CMC) (c2012) A rare custom made 6ft 4in Cécile Model Unique Edition CJB-TA A901 grand piano in an acrylic (transparent) case. Action and parts made in Germany. Together with a matching stool. (See front cover illustration) £40,000 - 50,000 Unsold
71 Rönisch (c1980’s) A Model 115 modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £600 - 800 £650
72 Yamaha (c1991) A 6ft 11in Model C6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,200
73 Pleyel by Schimmel (c1984) A 6ft grand piano in a satin mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a John Austin upholstered stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,200
74 Yamaha (c1985) A Model U3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool with grey velvet upholstered top. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,700
75 Steinway (c1922) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a round stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,200
76 LOT WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
77 Bechstein (c1875) A 6ft 7in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been completely restored. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £2,000 - 4,000 £1,500
78 Ritter A recent Model 123 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,550
79 Blüthner (c1900) A 6ft 3in Aliquot grand piano in an ebonised case on turned fluted legs, together with a stool. This piano was restored in the past and more recently worked on by Knightsbridge Pianos. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
80 Steinway (c1987) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £18,000 - 22,000 £19,500
81 Bechstein (c1937) A 5ft 1in Model K grand piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,500
82 Hoffmann (c1974) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,100
83* Upright Piano A Model 118M in a traditional style bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £520
84 Petrof (c2001) A traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with an adjustable stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,800
85 Steinway (c1903 ) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £8,000
86 Elysian (c1994) A 6ft 11in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,600
87 Kawai (c2014) A 5ft 11in Model GX2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £9,000
88 Bernhard Steiner A recent upright piano in a bright mahogany traditional case; together with a stool. £600 - 800 £750
89* Welmar (c1988) An upright piano in a modern style oak case. £600 - 800 £480
90 Steinway (c1985) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 7in Model M. £20,000 - 25,000 £22,000
91 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £100 - 150 £160
92 Yamaha (c2007) A 6ft 7in Model C5 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching duet stool. Previously the property of Mike Batt. £9,000 - 11,000 £9,000
93 Steinway (c1911) A Vertegrand upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £900
94 August Förster (c1911) A grand piano in an ornate figured walnut case with applied gilt decoration on sabre legs; together with a matching round adjustable stool. This piano has been completely restored and re-polished. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,000
95 Steinway (c1980) An 8ft 11in Model D concert grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £30,000 - 40,000 Unsold
96 Bechstein A late 19th century 6ft 7in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,100
97 Yamaha (c1988) A Model M108 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £880
98 Yamaha (c1990) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,200
99 Riege & Wenblemuth (c1910) An upright piano in a chinoiserie black lacquered case; together with a matching stool. £500 - 700 £1,950
100 Steinway (c2001) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with an adjustable concert stool. £32,000 - 38,000 £32,000
101 Blüthner (c1887) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool with leather top. Restored by Blüthner in 1975. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 6in. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,000
102 Waldstein A Model UP118M4 upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £600
103 LOT WITHDRAWN Withdrawn
104 Blüthner A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,000
105 Steinway (c1915) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £6,000
106 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £600
107 Steinway (c1905) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs.; together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,200
108 Wendl and Lung (c2010) A 7ft 2in Model 218 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £4,500
109 Yamaha (c1994) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,600
110* Steinway (c1970) A 9ft Model D grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Has no stool with it. £15,000 - 20,000 £23,000
111 Blüthner (c1914) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £800 - 1,200 £1,150
112 Steinway (c1888) A 6ft 2in 85-note old style Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on ‘elephant’ legs. £3,000 - 4,000 £5,500
113* Welmar (c1988) An upright piano in a modern style mahogany case. £600 - 800 £480
114* Welmar (c1985) An upright piano in a modern style mahogany case. £600 - 800 £200
115* Welmar (c1986) An upright piano in a modern style oak case. £600 - 800 £350
116* Welmar (c1986) An upright piano in a modern style mahogany case. £600 - 800 £380
117 Bösendorfer (c1995) A 7ft 4in Model 225 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £25,000 - 35,000 £19,000
118 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90 £
119 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90 Unsold
120 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90 Unsold
121 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90 Unsold
122 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £150
123 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £150
124 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £160
125 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £140
126 Steinway (c1982) A Model Z upright piano in a modern style satin mahogany case. LATE ENTRY £4,000 - 6,000 £3,500
127 Schimmel (c2003) A 6ft 2in Model 189 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. LATE ENTRY £8,000 - 12,000 £9,000