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Our next auction is on Thursday April 6th, 2017 12.00 Midday

A printed catalogue is available two weeks prior to each sale by sending a cheque for £6.00, or £20 for a year's subscription of four catalogues, to:

Piano Auctions Ltd, Malting Farmhouse, Cardington, Bedford MK44 3SU

Our regular quarterly sales are held at

Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL

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The catalogue for our sale on 6th April 2017 is detailed below.  Further pictures will be added to this site as they become available up until the day of the sale.

 

 

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Tuesday 4th April 12:00 midday to 8.00pm
Wednesday 5th April 10.00am to 8.00pm
Thursday 6th April 9.00am to 11.30am

Catalogue

Latest Sale Details for 6th April 2017

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1   Offenbach (c2002) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000
2 piano auctions Steinway (c1951) A Model 40 upright piano in a spinet style mahogany case with turned reeded Regency style front supports. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £1,000 - 1,500
3   Blüthner (c1912) A 6ft 3in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned and fluted legs. £700 - 1,000
4   Reid Sohn (c2000) A Model SU 110F traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a matching duet stool. £600 - 800
5 piano auctions Kawai (c2016) A 6ft 2in Model GX3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
6 piano auctions Yamaha No (c2006) A 5ft 3in Model GC1 grand piano in a ‘French provincial cherry finish’ case on cabriole legs; together with a piano bench. £2,500 - 3,500
7 piano auctions Blüthner (c1993) A 120cm Model A upright piano in a traditional style mahogany case; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000
8   Blüthner (c1911) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. £700 - 1,000
9   Bechstein (c1914) A 6ft grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £800 - 1,200
10 piano auctions Steinway (c1901) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. This piano was fully restored by Steinway in 1979. £15,000 - 20,000
11 piano auctions Monington & Weston A recent upright piano in a traditional bright mahogany case. £600 - 800
12   Yamaha (c2008) A 4ft 11in Model GB1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £3,000 - 4,000
13   Yamaha (c1974) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
14 piano auctions Toyo A 126cm Model TS126 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800
15 piano auctions Steinway (c1920) An 88-note 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000
16   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,500
17 piano auctions Steinway (c1987) A Model 45 upright piano in a walnut case; together with a duet stool. £3,000 - 4,000
18 piano auctions Blüthner (c1923) An upright piano in a walnut case; together with a duet stool. £800 - 1,200
19   Seiler (c2001) A Model M180 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
20 piano auctions Yamaha (c2013) A 6ft 11in Model C6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £14,000 - 18,000
21 piano auctions Monington & Weston (c2006) A traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
22   Kawai A grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000
23 piano auctions Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 7in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored £9,000 - 12,000
24 piano auctions Bechstein An early 20th century grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500
25 piano auctions Waldstein A 118cm Model UP118M4 upright piano in a traditional style bright mahogany case. £400 - 600
26   Offenbach A 5ft 10in Model PG111 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
27   Boston (c2014) A Model 118 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,500 - 3,500
28 piano auctions Steinway (c1926) An 88-note 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a satin mahogany case; together with a matching stool. This piano was reconditioned by H Lane. £10,000 - 15,000
29 piano auctions Blüthner (c1890) A 7ft 5in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
30   Bösendorfer (c1992) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £18,000 - 22,000
31   Kawai (c2000) A Model CS-14-S upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,800
32 piano auctions Steinway (c1912) An upright piano in a rosewood case; together with a stool. This piano was restored in 2002 £1,200 - 1,800
33   Blüthner (c1978) A 6ft 3in Model 6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000
34   Bechstein (c1902) A Model 9 upright piano in an ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £800 - 1,200
35 piano auctions Broadwood (c1941) A 4ft 6 in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200
36 piano auctions W. Hoffmann (c1978) A 6ft 3in Model Altenglish 190 grand piano in a satin mahogany panelled case on square tapered legs £1,500 - 2,000
37   Steinway (c1906) An upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,500 - 2,000
38 piano auctions Yamaha (c1990) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a mahogany case; together with a duet stool with beige top. £3,000 - 4,000
39   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case £1,200 - 1,500
40 piano auctions Erard A late 19th century 7ft art cased grand piano in a Louis XVI style painted and gilt case, decorated with floral panels depicting musical trophies and raised on turned, tapered, fluted legs. £3,000 - 5,000
41   Kawai (c2016) A Model K15-E upright piano in a bright ebonised modern style case; together with a matching stool. £1,200 - 1,800
42   Steinway (c1954) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a mahogany case, together with a stool with a leather top. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £8,000 - 12,000
43   Bechstein (c1895) An upright piano in an Arts and Crafts oak case designed by Walter Cave; together with a matching stool. £600 - 800
44   Bösendorfer (c1922) A 6ft 2in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000
45 piano auctions Winkelmann An early 20th century art cased grand piano in a satinwood case with the top and fall painted with pastoral scenes and the sides decorated with swags, ribbons and garlands; raised on decorated dual square tapered supports. This piano has been fully restored internally. £5,000 - 7,000
46 piano auctions Steinway (c1908) An 88-note 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000
47 piano auctions Waldstein A recent modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800
48   Yamaha (c1990) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 4,000
49   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,500
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51 piano auctions Steinway (c1928) A Model K upright piano in a bright ebonised case. This piano has been completely restored. £10,000 - 12,000
52   Bechstein (c1930) A 5ft 6in Model K grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000
53   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,500
54 piano auctions Bechstein (c1905) A 6ft 7in grand piano in the Sheraton style in a rosewood case inlaid with ribbons and garlands within boxwood stringing, on dual square tapered legs united by a stretcher. £6,000 - 8,000
55 piano auctions Steinway (c1897) An 85-note 6ft 2in old style Model A grand piano in a rosewood case raised on turned elephant legs. This piano has been fully restored and re-polished. £18,000 - 22,000
56 piano auctions Yamaha (c2000) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with an adjustable stool with button upholstered top. £2,000 - 2,500
57 piano auctions Bechstein (c1937) A 4ft 7in Model S grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool £2,500 - 3,500
58   Yamaha (c1993) A Model P116 Upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £400 - 600
59   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,500
60 piano auctions Mathaus Heilmann Mainz, Germany No 194 c1785 A rare early grand pianoforte in a fielded panelled walnut case raised on four slender square tapered legs; Length 213cm, Width 95cm, Depth of case 24cm, Height 70cm. The sycamore nameboard bearing a large paper label with the inscription Mathaeus Heilmann Hof-Orgel und Instrumenten Macher in Mainz No 194. Compass 5 octaves FF to f3. Current pitch A=435. Two knee levers below the keyboard, which has ebony naturals and bone covered beech accidentals. Single bridge and with a Viennese action. Heilmann worked in Mainz and was appointed court tuner, organist and maker to the Elector and Archbishop of Mainz. Literature The Early Piano by C.F. Colt with Antony Miall, Stainer & Bell 1981. p.16 The Colt Clavier Collection Golden Jubilee p.19 Discography Decca. Hogwood. DSLO 520. Re-issued 2008 433-1892-1 Separate colour catalogue available by post. £30,000 - 50,000
61 piano auctions Conrad Graf No 2505/6 Austria, Vienna circa 1836 A Classical Viennese grand piano in a cherrywood case raised on three turned, tapering baluster legs with lyre pedal supports; Length 242cm, Width 125cm, Depth of case 33cm, Height 70cm. The fascia bearing the inscription CONRAD GRAF Kaiserl: Kön: Hof - Fortepianomacher, WIEN, nachst der Carls-Kirche im Mondschein No 102. Divided bridge with a Viennese action. CC-EE bichord, FF-G4 trichord. Compass 6 ½ octaves CC - g4. Current pitch A=415. Ivory naturals and stained beech accidentals . Four pedals operating Keyboard Shift, Moderator, Semi-Moderator and Damper Lift. Complete with internal pine dust cover. Graf pianos were favoured and used by Beethoven, Chopin, Clara Schumann, among others. This piano first came to light in Lucca, Italy and virtually all the parts are original. Literature The Early Piano by C.F. Colt with Antony Miall, Stainer & Bell 1981. p.16 The Colt Clavier Collection Golden Jubilee p.12 ‘Early Music’ Nov. 1984 Discography Argo. Unknown Separate colour catalogue available by post. £30,000 - 40,000
62 piano auctions Joseph Kirckman London 1800 A double manual harpsichord in a mahogany, chevron banded and boxwood strung case raised on a trestle stand with four square tapering legs; Length 254cm, Width 100cm. The keyboard surround with satinwood, crossbanding and ebony and boxwood stringing, the nameboard bearing the inscription Josephus Kirckman Londini Fecit 1800, 19 Broad Street, Soho. Ivory naturals and ebony accidentals. Compass FF to f3. Two Pedals, ivory handstops, including Venetian Swell, Harp Stop and Machine. This is believed to be the latest dated extant Kirckman harpsichord. Literature Makers of The Harpsichord and Clavichord 1440-1840. Third Edition. Boalch p.457 Separate colour catalogue available by post. £20,000 - 30,000
63 piano auctions Thomas Tomkison London No 1329 c1821 A grand piano, the case veneered in rosewood inlaid with cut brass of a floral design raised on carved S-scroll legs with shell and foliate decoration; Length 245cm, Width 118cm, Depth of case 29cm, Height 68cm. The keyboard flanked by winged mythical beasts. The fascia bearing the inscription THOMAS TOMKISON, MAKER TO HIS MAJESTY. Stamped into the wrest plank T. Tomkison 1329. English Grand action. Compass 6 octaves CC to c4. This piano was made for George IV and located at Brighton Pavilion. A contemporary illustration showing the interior view of the entrance hall in the Brighton Pavilion illustrates this piano in situ. Literature The Early Piano by C.F. Colt with Antony Miall, Stainer & Bell 1981. p.77 The British Art Piano and Piano Design Vol. 1 G.S. Gadd. Published the Very Yellow Press. p.181-184. Separate colour catalogue available by post. £30,000 - 50,000
64 piano auctions Clavichord Probably Late 18th Century An unfretted clavichord, possibly German or Swedish, late 18th Century. The case later covered with scarlet and gilt-tooled leather, raised on painted and gilt decorated turned tapered fluted legs; Width 180cm, Depth 54cm. The inside of the lid having an indistinct painted pastoral scene. Ebony naturals and ivory topped accidentals. Compass FF to g3. Literature The Colt Clavier Collection Golden Jubilee Catalogue p.32 Separate colour catalogue available by post. £15,000 - 20,000
65 piano auctions John Broadwood & Sons (c1830) A 7ft grand piano with a compass of 6½ octaves in a mahogany George IV style case on turned baluster legs. The fascia bearing the inscription John Broadwood & Sons, Makers to his Majesty and the Princesses, Great Pulteney Street, Golden Square, London. The white label surrounded with decorative inlaid brass. £3,000 - 5,000
66   Bechstein (c1905) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case in the Sheraton style, on dual square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800
67   AMENDEMENT Blüthner (c1920). A 6ft 3in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,400 - 1,700
68 piano auctions Steinway(c1929) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable concert stool. £6,000 - 8,000
69 piano auctions Bechstein (c1911) A Model 9 upright piano in the Sheraton style with boxwood stringing. This piano was reconditioned in 2014. £1,000 - 1,500
70 piano auctions Steinway (c1906) A 6ft 'old style' Model A grand piano in a satinwood case inlaid with banding and motifs, on dual square tapered legs. £15,000 - 20,000
71   Challen (c1920’s) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case. The case has been re-polished. £400 - 600
72   Steinway (c1956) A 5ft 1in New York Model S grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapering legs. £6,000 - 8,000
73 piano auctions Yamaha (c2005) A Model P121N upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000
74 piano auctions Broadwood (c1993) A 5ft 10in Model K5-10 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,800 - 2,200
75   Schimmel (c1988) A Model 114 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,500 - 3,500
76   Yamaha (c2010) A 5ft 3in Model DC1 Mark IV Pro grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; with Disklavier system. AMENDMENT Together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000
77   Kemble (c1997) A modern style upright piano in a satin walnut case, fitted with a silent system. £800 - 1,200
78   Boyd (c1930’s) A baby grand piano in a mahogany case. £400 - 600
79   Steinway (c1971) A Model Z upright piano in a satin walnut case; together with a stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £2,000 - 3,000
80   Bösendorfer (c1986) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £15,000 - 20,000
81*   Seiler (c1990) A 6ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000
82   Yamaha (c1979) A Model U1D upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800
83 piano auctions Blüthner (c1929) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000
84   Steinway (c1909) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case. £4,000 - 6,000
85   Estonia A 9ft concert grand piano in an ebonised case. £3,000 - 5,000
86   Yamaha (c1972) An upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
87 piano auctions Weber (c1996) A 5ft 9in Model W175 grand piano in a bubinga wood case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000
88 piano auctions Yamaha (c1980) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000
89   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,500
90 piano auctions Kawai (c2014) A 128cm Model K500 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with an adjustable matching stool. £4,000 - 5,000
91   Steinway (c1890) An 85-note 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This piano has been completely restored. £10,000 - 12,000
92 piano auctions Bösendorfer (c1925) A 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano has been reconditioned. £8,000 - 12,000
93 piano auctions Bechstein (c1912) A Model 9 upright piano in a rosewood case, together with the original receipt £600 - 800
94   Bechstein (c1899) A 6ft 7in grand piano in a satin ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
95   Fazioli (c2011) A 5ft 2in Model 156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £20,000 - 25,000
96 piano auctions Rönisch (c2006) A Model 121 upright piano in a traditional style alder case. £2,000 - 4,000
97   Bechstein (c1908) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800
98   Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel, in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,500
99 piano auctions Blüthner (c1910) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on later square tapered legs. This piano has been restored in the past. £1,500 - 2,000
100 piano auctions Steinway (c1981) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory and the case being veneered in rosewood. £18,000 - 22,000
101 piano auctions Grotrian Steinweg (c1933) A Model 120 upright piano in a re-polished mahogany case. This piano has been completely restored. £1,500 - 2,000
102   Blüthner (c1929) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
103   Yamaha (c1973) A Model U3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
104   Young Chang (c1999) A 4ft 11in Model TG150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000
105   Steinway (c2003) A Model K upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with an adjustable stool with black leather top. £10,000 - 15,000
106   Yamaha (c1976) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
107 piano auctions Bechstein (c1889) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a Sheraton style mahogany quartered veneer case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000
108   Petrof (c1990) A 5ft 3in Model V grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000
109 piano auctions Music Cabinet A mahogany 6 drawer music cabinet on short cabriole legs. £60 - 80
110   Broadwood and Sons (c1998) An upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
111   Yamaha (c1980) A Model U3 upright piano in a satin walnut case; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000
112 piano auctions Yamaha (c2010) A Model P121 NT upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching adjustable stool. (LATE ENTRY) £2,000 - 2,500
113 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160
114 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160
115 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160
116 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160
117 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160
118 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160
119 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
120 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
121 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
122 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
123 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
124 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
125   **PLEASE REFER TO THIS PAGE FOR AMENDMENTS TO LOTS AND FURTHER PICTURES**
Next auction is Thursday June 22nd, 2017