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

All sales held at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL


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Tuesday 12.00 midday to 8.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am to 8.00pm
Thursday 9.00am to 11.30 am

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The catalogue for our  sale on 16th April 20154 will be here by 27 March

 

Last Sale Details for 11th December 2014

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 piano auctions Blüthner (c1937) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000
2 piano auctions Yamaha (c1994) A Model MP80 Silent Series upright piano in a satin walnut case, together with a duet stool. £1,200 - 1,800
3 piano auctions Steinway (c1962) A Model Z upright piano in a light walnut case. (See inside colour illustration) £2,500 - 3,500
4 piano auctions Yamaha (c1989) A 4ft 11in Model GB1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000
5 piano auctions Görs & Kallmann A recent upright piano in a period style traditional mahogany case, together with a stool. £800 - 1,200
6 piano auctions Bechstein A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs. £1,400 - 1,800
7 piano auctions Reid-Sohn A 5ft 1in Model SG155 in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
8 piano auctions Steinway (c1913) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This piano has been reconditioned. £9,000 - 12,000
9 Steinway (c1894) A 6ft 1in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned ‘elephant’ legs. AMENDMENT Is A circa c1897 6ft grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000
10 piano auctions Bösendorfer (c1987) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in a satin walnut case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool (See inside colour illustration) £12,000 - 16,000
11 piano auctions AMENDMENT Steinway (c1902) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano, 88 note and three pedal, in a bright ebonised case. (Changed Lot to Printed Catalogue) £15,000 - 20,000
12 piano auctions Steinway (c1914) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000
13 piano auctions Kawai (c2000) A Model KX10 upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £700 - 1,000
14 piano auctions Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool. £40 - 60
15 piano auctions Yamaha (c2004) A Model C110 upright piano in a bright ebonised case together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500
16 piano auctions Bechstein (c1938) A 5ft grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a mahogany duet stool. AMENDMENT Is a 4ft 8in grand. £3,000 - 4,000
17 piano auctions Steinway (c1907) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. £15,000 - 20,000
18 piano auctions Steinway (c1930) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £10,000 - 15,000
19 piano auctions Pleyel A 6ft 6in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. £800 - 1,200
20 piano auctions Steinway (c1911) A fine art-cased upright pianola; the mahogany case with inlaid urn, floral and swag decoration. This pianola has been fully restored. AMENDMENT Should read, 'this pianola has been recondotioned'. (See front cover and inside colour illustrations) £8,000 - 12,000
21 piano auctions Steinway New York (c1956) A 6ft 11in Model B New York grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
22 piano auctions Blüthner (c1900) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned legs. This piano has been completely rebuilt. £3,000 - 5,000
23 piano auctions Piano Stool An ebonised duet piano stool. £150 - 200
24 piano auctions Yamaha (c1987) A Model U1A upright piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a matching upholstered stool. £1,500 - 2,000
25 piano auctions Steinway (c1920) A Model K upright piano in a rosewood case. This piano was reconditioned in 1994. £4,000 - 6,000
26 piano auctions Yamaha (c1971) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
27 piano auctions Kawai (c2006) A Model BS2N upright piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000
28 piano auctions Steinway (c1959) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a duet stool. £9,000 - 12,000
29 piano auctions Ritter A 110cm upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800
30 piano auctions Monington & Weston (c1934) A 4ft 6in Art Deco grand piano in a quilted maple and ebonised case on tapering slab supports together with a matching stool. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000
31 piano auctions Schimmel (c1988) A Model 112 upright piano in a bright walnut case, together with a duet stool. £2,000 - 3,000
32 piano auctions Bechstein A 6ft Model A grand piano in a re-polished mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 6in Model L grand. £1,500 - 2,000
33 piano auctions Schimmel (c1989) A 5ft 9in Model 174T grand piano in a bright walnut case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000
34 piano auctions Ritter A 123cm upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800
35 piano auctions Steinway (c1919) A 5ft 10in Louis XV style Model O grand piano in a rosewood case together with a stool. This piano has been reconditioned. AMENDMENT has been reconditioned 'in the past'. (See inside colour illustration) £10,000 - 15,000
36 piano auctions Petrof (c1987) A 5ft 10in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000
37 piano auctions Steinway An traditional style upright piano in an oak case. £700 - 1,000
38 piano auctions Yamaha (c2006) A 5ft Model G1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000
39 piano auctions * Steinway A 6ft 8in Model O ex-pianola grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. * VAT on this lot AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 8in Model O grand piano. £2,000 - 3,000
40 piano auctions Erard, Paris (c1904) An Art Nouveau upright piano in a mahogany inlaid and chequer-strung case, decorated with female figures playing musical instruments with brass strap-work hinges and pierced foliate metal side-panels. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000
41 piano auctions Boston (c2004) A Model 132 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £3,000 - 4,000
42 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool. £100 - 150
43 43  WITHDRAWN LOT Withdrawn
44 piano auctions Steinway A 6ft 2in Duo Art grand pianola together with a stool; with approximately 409 pianola rolls including some Duo Art rolls. £3,000 - 5,000
45 piano auctions Steinway (c1979) A Model V upright piano in a bright walnut case together with a duet stool. £7,000 - 10,000
46 piano auctions Bechstein (c1897) A 6ft 7in Model V grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,500 - 2,000
47 piano auctions Bechstein An early-twentieth century 6ft 7in grand piano in a rosewood case on spiral turned supports. £1,500 - 2,000
48 piano auctions Broadwood (c1978) A modern style upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with the 250 Year John Broadwood Commemorative Medal. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool £600 - 800
49 piano auctions Bösendorfer (c1937) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT together with a duet stool. £3,000 - 5,000
50 piano auctions William Stodart (c1821) A grand fortepiano in a rosewood case with brass inlay, compass of six and a half octaves, fitted with a compensation frame; this is very early example of Thom and Allens' compensation frame. (See inside colour illustration) £1,500 - 2,000
51 piano auctions John Broadwood and Sons (c1821) A cabinet piano in a mahogany case with ebony inlay, having a pleated silk front panel; compass of six and a half octaves. AMENDMENT Is John Broadwood & Sons not Broad (See inside colour illustration) £700 - 1,000
52 piano auctions A Bord, Paris (c1860) A cottage upright piano in a burr walnut case; fitted with brass candle scones and carrying handles. £300 - 500
53 piano auctions Schoene and Co. Successors to Johannes Zumpe (c1793) A square piano in a mahogany case on a trestle stand with three pedals, including a lid swell. (See inside colour illustration) £700 - 1,000
54 piano auctions Robert Wornum (c1835) A piccolo upright piano in a walnut case with pleated silk front panel and carved front supports. £300 - 500
55 piano auctions FA Klein, Berlin (c1830) A lyre piano in a walnut case with brass candle sconces and paw carved front feet. (See back cover and inside colour illustration) £2,500 - 4,500
56 piano auctions James Rigg, London (c1817) A square piano, the mahogany case cross-banded 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''''. With brass candle scones and spare strings. (See inside colour illustration) £200 - 400
57 piano auctions Giraffe Piano, Vienna (c1825) A rare Viennese giraffe piano in an ornate walnut case with turned and fluted front pillars and five foot-pedals. AMENDMENT Should read, 'turned front pillars'. (See inside colour illustration) £8,000 - 12,000
58 piano auctions Kriegelstein et Plantade, Paris (c1840) An early grand piano in a rosewood case with inlaid brass stringing and ornately carved cheeks, raised on spiral turned & tapered legs. (See inside colour illustration) £1,500 - 2,000
59 piano auctions Bland & Weller A circa 1800 square piano in a mahogany and chequerboard strung case on a trestle base. This piano has been restored in the past. £600 - 800
60 piano auctions John Broadwood and Son (c1801) A grand fortepiano in a mahogany case crossbanded with satinwood, on a trestle stand; compass of five and a half octaves. (See inside colour illustration) £4,000 - 6,000
61 piano auctions Harpsichord A single manual harpsichord made from a Bexley kit. £500 - 700
62 piano auctions John Morley (c1982) A clavichord in a satinwood cross-banded walnut case on a trestle base. £600 - 800
63 piano auctions Dolmetsch Harpsichord (c1983) A double manual harpsichord in a satinwood cross-banded walnut case. AMENDMENT Craig-Dolmetsch and is together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000
64 piano auctions Zimmerman (c1988) A 4ft 9in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapering legs, together with a mahogany duet stool. £1,500 - 2,000
65 piano auctions Yamaha (c1966) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is circa1968 Model U2 upright. £1,000 - 1,500
66 piano auctions Steinway (c1947) A 6ft Model L grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. AMENDMENT Has no stool with it. £10,000 - 15,000
67 piano auctions * Kawai (c1972) A 6ft 8in Model KG-5C grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; on an A-frame. * VAT ON THIS LOT £1,500 - 2,000
68 piano auctions * Yamaha (c1973) A 7ft 4in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square legs. * VAT ON THIS LOT £1,500 - 2,000
69 piano auctions Steinway (c1997) A Model V upright piano in a bright ebonised case. (See inside colour illustration) £9,000 - 12,000
70 piano auctions Steinway (c1890) A 6ft grand piano in a bright burr-walnut case on elephant legs. This piano was restored in 1996. (See inside colour illustration) £17,000 - 20,000
71 piano auctions Yamaha (c2005) A 5ft 3in Model DC1M4 Disklavier grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool £5,000 - 7,000
72 piano auctions Ed Seiler (c2004) A Model 116 upright piano in a cherry-wood case. £1,000 - 1,500
73 piano auctions Weinbach (c1996) A traditional style Model 124 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £600 - 800
74 piano auctions Steinway (c1897) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs. £3,000 - 5,000
75 piano auctions Bösendorfer (c1973) A 7ft 5in Model 225 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 10,000
76 piano auctions Steinbach (c2000) A traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case, together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is a modern style upright piano. £600 - 800
77 piano auctions Yamaha (c1989) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,500 - 4,500
78 piano auctions Strohmenger (c1930s) A ‘symmetrical’ Art Deco baby grand piano in a mahogany case with stylised square and reeded supports. £1,500 - 2,000
79 79  WITHDRAWN LOT WITHDRAWN
80 piano auctions Erard (c1910) A 7ft grand piano in a walnut parquetry case decorated with foliate panels, raised on dual-square tapered legs united by shaped stretchers. (See inside colour illustration) £3,000 - 5,000
81 piano auctions Kawai (c1978) A 5ft 10in Model KG-2C grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
82 piano auctions Monington & Weston (c2004) A modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case together with a matching stool. £600 - 800
83 piano auctions * Blüthner A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned legs. This piano has been fully restored. * VAT ON THIS LOT £2,500 - 3,500
84 piano auctions Schimmel (c1988) A modern style upright piano in a dark satin mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is in an ebonised case. New Guide Price. £1,500 - 2,000
85 piano auctions Steinway (c1924) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
86 piano auctions Bechstein (c1901) A Model V upright piano in a rosewood case. This piano has been restored. £700 - 900
87 piano auctions Bösendorfer (c1925) A 5ft 7in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000
88 piano auctions Petrof (c2006) A 6ft 11in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000
89 piano auctions Steinway (c1913) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapering legs. £7,000 - 10,000
90 piano auctions Erard (c1896) An art-cased grand piano in a Louis XV style Vernis Martin case, decorated with paintings of cherubs, flowers and carved giltwood ornament; raised on carved cabriole supports. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool (See inside colour illustration) £4,000 - 6,000
91 piano auctions Petrof (c2000) A 5ft grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a mahogany stool. £3,500 - 4,500
92 piano auctions Yamaha (c1999) A 3ft Model GT2 Grand Touch digital piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500
93 piano auctions Blüthner (c1910) An overstrung and underdamped upright piano in an ebonised case. AMENDMENT Has an over-damper action £800 - 1,200
94 piano auctions Boston (c2000) A 5ft 10in Model 178 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
95 piano auctions Steinway (c1900) An upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
96 piano auctions Bechstein (c1907) An upright piano in an Arts and Crafts mahogany case designed by Walter Cave. £700 - 900
97 piano auctions John Broadwood & Sons (c1903) A six-octave grand piano in a mahogany and banded case on square dual tapering supports. £1,500 - 2,000
98 piano auctions Danemann (c1962) A 9ft concert grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. £3,000 - 5,000
99 piano auctions Steinway (c1877) A 6ft 11in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs with a decorative fretworked music-desk. This piano has been reconditioned. £9,000 - 12,000
100 piano auctions Broadwood (c1900) A Manxman upright piano in a mahogany, inlaid and ebony strung panelled cabinet, the interior veneered in maple. This piano was designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott. (See inside colour illustration) £3,000 - 5,000
101 piano auctions Bechstein An overstrung upright in an ebonised case. This piano has been restored. £600 - 800
102 piano auctions Bechstein (c2006) An Elegance Model upright piano in a traditional style bright walnut case. This piano comes with a Piano Disc Symphony system and separate speakers. £10,000 - 12,000
103 piano auctions Steinway (late-nineteenth century) A 9ft concert grand piano in a rosewood case on sabre legs. This piano has been restored and is fitted with a modern CD player system. £7,000 -10,000
104 piano auctions Steinmayer (c2005) A modern style upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £600 - 800
105 piano auctions Steinway (c2000) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is together with a matching stool. New guide price. £45,000 - 50,000
106 106  ADDITIONAL LOT Petrof (c2002) A 6ft 4in Model 3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000
107 piano auctions Rippen (c1960s) A 6ft 1in rare aluminium framed grand piano in an ebonised and lightwood case on slender tapering supports; the cast body and frame supporting a reverse-crown soundboard £2,000 - 4,000
108 piano auctions Steinway (c1901) An upright piano in a rosewood case. £2,000 - 3,000
109 piano auctions Steinway (c1927) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. NB There is no music desk with this piano. £3,000 - 5,000
110 piano auctions Number Plate ‘P14NCS’ Motor Vehicle Number Plate P14NCS NB There will be an additional charge by the DVLA for transferring ownership. The illustration is an interpretation of how the plate may look. It is the responsibility of the new owner to ensure the legality of the plate. (See inside colour illustration) £1,000 - 1,500
111 piano auctions H Wallis and Son An overstrung upright piano in a satinwood and ebony strung case with decorative front panels. £800 - 1,200
112 piano auctions Vogel by Schimmel (c2004) A recent traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000
113 piano auctions Bechstein (c1910) A 6ft 8in Model B Sheraton style grand piano in a satinwood and inlaid case, decorated with swags & foliate ornament, raised on dual square tapered legs united by stretchers; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000
114 piano auctions John Broadwood & Sons An overstrung upright piano in a rosewood case with inlaid panels and sconces. £600 - 800
115 piano auctions Steinway (c1963) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £22,000 - 28,000
116 piano auctions Broadwood (c1988) A small modern style upright piano in a bright mahogany case, together with a duet stool. £700 - 1,000
117 piano auctions Blüthner (c1890) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. AMENDMENT Is 5ft 8in and is together with a stool £1,200 - 1,800
118 piano auctions Kawai (c1995) A 7ft 5in Model GS-70 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
119 piano auctions Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Roseewood case. £5,000 - 7,000
120 piano auctions Steinway (c1973) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £18,000 - 24,000
121 piano auctions Steinway (c1905) An upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,000 - 1,500
122 piano auctions Boston (c2012) A 5ft 2in 'baby' grand piano in a bright ebonised case, together with a stool. £8,000 - 12,000
123 piano auctions Samick A traditional style upright piano in a white case. £600 - 800
124 piano auctions Bechstein (c1904) An upright piano in a rosewood case; this piano has been re-strung. £600 - 800
125 piano auctions Steinway (c1925) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000
126 piano auctions Bechstein (c1900) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned legs. £2,000 - 3,000
127 piano auctions Piano Stool A Tozer leather top adjustable concert piano stool. £100 - 150
128 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
129 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
130 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
131 piano auctions Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with buttoned leather top. £120 - 160
132 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220
133 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £180 - 220
134 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable ‘concert’ piano stool in a bright ebonised finish, with a buttoned leather top. £150 - 200
135 piano auctions Piano Stool A duet adjustable ‘concert’ piano stool in a bright ebonised finish, with a buttoned leather top. £150 - 200
136 piano auctions Piano Stool A piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £130 - 160
137 piano auctions Piano Stool A piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £130 - 160
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