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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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Viewing Takes place from Tuesday to Thursday of each sale week at Conway Hall:
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 25 September 2014 will be here by 5 September

Last Sale Details for 15th April 2010

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 Blüthner (c1937) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a walnut case on cabriole legs together with an upholstered duet stool. £2,500 - 3,500
2 Yamaha A Model UIH upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800
3 Bechstein (c1911) A 7ft 4in Model C grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned octagonal legs together with an ebonised stool.This piano was rebuilt by Blüthners in 2006 £6,000 - 8,000
4 Schiedmayer (c1895) A 6ft grand piano in a walnut case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been restored. £2,000 - 3,000
5 Stool A piano 'chair' with sloping back. £80 - 120
6 Kawai (c1953) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
7 Blüthner (c1901) An upright piano in a rosewood case. £400 - 600
8 Stool A beige upholstered duet stool on cabriole legs united by a stretcher together with a wooden cased Paquet metronome. AMENDMENT The upholstery is light green not beige. £50 - 70
9 WITHDRAWN Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
10 10  Schiedmayer No 29502 (c1915) A 5ft grand piano in a Chinoiserie decorated green lacquer case on square tapered legs together with a matching stool. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000
11 11  Bechstein (c1908) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
12 12  Yamaha (c1989) A 5ft 6in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
13 13  Bösendorfer A 6ft 8in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is No 28894 circa 1968 £6,000 - 8,000
14 14  Ibach (c1910) A 5ft grand piano in an Indian walnut case in the Secessionist style with twin carved Corinthian column legs. Double overstrung. £1,500 - 2,000
15 15  Steinway (c1936) A Model V upright piano in a bright flame mahogany case. This piano has been fully restored. £5,000 - 7,000
16 16  WITHDRAWN Kawai A Model BL61 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £1,000 - 1,500
17 17  Knight (c1966) An upright piano in a contemporary style walnut case. £500 - 700
18 18  Bechstein A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a duet stool. This piano has been restored. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 6in £2,000 - 3,000
19 19  Yamaha (c2005) A 4ft 11in Model GB1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £3,500 - 4,500
20 20  Monington & Weston (c1934) A 4ft 6in Art Deco grand piano in a birdseye maple and ebonised case on tapering slab supports together with a matching stool. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000
21 21  Bechstein (c1898) A 6ft 8in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,500 - 2,000
22 22  WITHDRAWN Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
23 23  Steinway (c1899) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. £8,000 - 12,000
24 24  Harpsichord (c1980) A 5ft single manual harpsichord by Donald Garrod in various fruit woods on an elm stand. £1,000 - 1,500
25 25  Music Cabinet A Victorian rosewood and inlaid music cabinet, the top section with floral decorated panel fitted with a frieze drawer, the lower section with fitted shelves enclosed by a glazed panel door, raised on castors. 56cm wide (See inside colour illustration) £400 - 600
26 26  Bechstein (c1903) An overstrung upright piano in an ebonised case. £500 - 700
27 27  Bechstein (c1896) A 6ft grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs and an ‘A’ frame. £800 - 1,200
28 28  Elysian (c1984) A modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £500 - 700
29 29  Continental An upright piano with a Kastner Wehlau action. £300 - 500
30 30  Gaveau, Paris (c1924) A 6ft 6in Louis XV style grand piano in a green painted case decorated with floral swags. (See inside colour illustration) £7,000 - 9,000
31 31  Yamaha (c1990) A Model M1J upright piano in a bright ebonised case together with a stool. AMENDMENT Does not have a stool. £700 - 1,000
32 32  Bösendorfer (c1965) A 6ft 8in Model 200 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs together with a red upholstered duet stool. £8,000 - 12,000
33 33  Welmar (c1999) A traditional upright piano in a bright walnut case together with a velvet-upholstered duet stool. £1,200 - 1,800
34 34  Schimmel (c2004) A Model 132DT upright piano in a bright mahogany case together with a matching gold velour upholstered stool. £4,000 - 6,000
35 35  Broadwood (c1831) An 8ft early grand piano in a mahogany case with carved scroll cheeks on turned baluster legs. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000
36 36  Yamaha A Model UIH upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800
37 37  Blüthner (c1890s) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. This piano has been reconditioned. £1,500 - 2,000
38 38  Yamaha (c1990) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is No E4441284 circa 1987. £4,000 - 6,000
39 39  Cramer (c1890) An oak 'ship’s piano' with a folding keyboard. Supposedly these pianos were designed with a folding keyboard so they could go through narrow cabin doors. £300 - 500
39A 39A  ADDITIONAL LOT Stool A buttoned leather, ebonised adjustable stool. £70 - 100
40 40  Pleyel Harpsichord A 6ft iron-framed double-manual concert harpsichord, in a walnut case on slender fluted legs. (See inside colour illustration) £1,000 - 1,500
41 41  Kawai (c2002) An upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £800 - 1,200
42 42  Steinway, New York (c1982) A 118cm upright piano in a satin ebonised case. £5,000 - 7,000
43 43  Bösendorfer (c1927) A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
44 44  Bechstein (c1904) A 6ft 8in Model B Sheraton style grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800
45 45  Steinway (c1976) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case together with a stool. This instrument, formerly in the Decca recording studio, has been used for many famous recordings. £22,000 - 28,000
46 46  Yamaha (c2007) A Model CPV309 digital grand piano in a bright ebonised case together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000
47 47  Stools A collection of five various piano stools. £80 - 120
48 48  Grotrian Steinweg (c1988) A 7ft 4in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 12,000
49 49  Stool A mahogany and leather upholstered concert adjustable piano stool. £80 - 120
50 50  Steinway (c1893) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood and inlaid art case, decorated with musical trophies, floral sprays, garland and ribbon ornament, raised on square tapered legs. (See front cover and inside illustration) £20,000 - 25,000
51 51  Bechstein A recent Model 118 upright piano in a satin beech case. £9,000 - 11,000
52 52  Piano Accordion (c1930s) A Soprani Settiano Cardinal Grand 120 bass piano accordion in the original case. £100 - 150
53 53  Bechstein (c1890) An upright piano in a rosewood case with an inlaid panel and sconces. £400 - 600
54 54  Steinway (c1908) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
55 55  Erard, Paris (c1905) A 6ft Louis XV style case with carved apron skirting and ornately carved cabriole legs. Flame walnut in diamond book-matched pattern. (See inside colour illustration) £3,000 - 5,000
56 56  Bechstein (c1890s) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs on an ‘A-frame’. £1,200 - 1,800
57 57  Kemble (c2006) A traditional style upright piano in a cherry-wood case together with a matching brown-velvet upholstered adjustable stool. £1,200 - 1,800
58 58  Petrof (c2003) A recent 9ft concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapering legs. £20,000 - 25,000
59 59  Yamaha A Model UIH upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800
60 60  Strohmenger (c1938) A 4ft 2in Art Deco grand piano in a 'half-moon’ design walnut case with macassar ebony details on Art Deco slab legs. (See back cover and inside illustration) £6,000 - 8,000
61 61  Steck An Art Deco upright piano in a walnut and zebra wood cross-banded case £1,000 - 1,500
62 62  Knight (c1942) A 4ft 2in grand piano in a yew wood case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000
63 63  Erard (c1905) A 5ft 11in grand piano in a fiddleback mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £700 - 1,000
64 64  Blüthner (c2007) A traditional style Model B upright piano in a satin cherry wood case together with a matching adjustable stool. £6,000 - 8,000
65 65  Steinway (c1937) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a bright mahogany case together with a matching blue-upholstered stool. This piano was rebuilt in 1999 by Jaques Samuel Pianos. £12,000 - 16,000
66 66  Blüthner (c1897) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs £800 - 1,200
67 67  WITHDRAWN Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
68 68  Danemann (c1970s) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £500 - 700
69 69  Ritz A 5ft grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is in a mahogany case. £600 - 800
70 70  Aeolian Grand Orchestrelle A rare pedal 'organ' 58-note player orchestrelle together with approximately 86 rolls. This instrument is in working condition and comes with a stool. (See inside colour illustration) £800 - 1,200
71 71  Yamaha (c2004) A Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching adjustable black-upholstered stool. £7,000 - 9,000
72 72  Challen (c1960s) A 9ft 6in concert grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs on an ‘A-frame’. £1,500 - 2,500
73 73  Steinway (c1926) A 6ft 5in pedal-electric Duo Art grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £8,000 - 12,000
74 74  Duo Art Rolls Approximately 112 Duo Art rolls and one test roll. £400 - 600
75 75  Bechstein (1890s) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800
76 76  Harpsichord by Knud Kaufmann (c1973) A double-manual harpsichord based on a reconstruction of a Ruckers' instrument. The ox-blood painted case, with painted fascia board decorated with floral and geometrical ornament and internal lid with floral and bird panel, raised on turned legs united by stretchers. £4,000 - 6,000
77 77  Welmar (c1991) An upright piano in a traditional style bright walnut case together with a matching dralon-upholstered stool. £800 - 1,200
78 78  Steinway (c1899) A 5ft 10in 85-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000
79 79  Yamaha A Model UIH upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800
80 80  Erard (c1935) An upright buffet-piano in an Art Deco case that looks like a sideboard when closed and opens to reveal a piano inside. Veneered in mahogany with nickel-plated edging. (See inside colour illustration) £600 - 800
81 81  Yamaha (c1983) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 4,000
82 82  Blüthner (c1935) A 5ft 1in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
83 83  Stools A collection of five various piano stools. £80 - 120
84* 84*  Steinway No 310026 (c1942) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a bright ebonised case. This piano has a cracked frame and is sold as found. VAT ON THIS LOT £2,000 - 4,000
85 85  Broadwood (c1797) A square piano in a mahogany and crossbanded case raised on later turned legs. (See inside colour illustration) £300 - 500
86 86  WITHDRAWN Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
87 87  Steinway (c1922) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 10in Model O grand piano. £6,000 - 8,000
88 88  Bechstein (c1937) A 4ft 7in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 4,000
89 89  Steinway (c1911) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case. AMENDMENT Is in an oak case £1,500 - 2,000
90 90  Broadwood (c1911) A 5ft rare and unusual small grand piano. Designed by Bertha Broadwood and made expressly for her. Mahogany case in 18th C style with trestle base. 6 1/2 octaves. (See inside colour illustration) £3,000 - 5,000
91 91  Brinsmead (c1974) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
92 92  Steinway (c1923) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000
93 93  Danemann A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £500 - 700
94 94  Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
95 95  Steinway (c1927) A Model K upright piano in an oak case. This piano was reconditioned by Steinway in 1977. £4,000 - 6,000
96 96  Monington & Weston (c1937) A 4ft 11in Art Deco grand piano in a satin walnut and crossbanded case on inverted 'skyscraper' legs and together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500
97 97  Blüthner (c1888) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a re-polished ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500
98 98  Boston (c1999) A 5ft 2in Model GP156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching stool and a piano cover. £6,000 - 8,000
99 99  Bechstein A Model 9 overstrung upright piano in a rosewood case together with an adjustable stool. £400 - 600
100 100  Andreas Christensen An upright piano after the style of Poul Henningsen in a mahogany case with louvre panels. (See inside colour illustration) £1,500 - 2,000
101 101  Schimmel (c1987) A Model 112 upright piano in a mahogany case together with a red-upholstered adjustable stool. £1,000 - 1,500
102 102  Steinway (c1938) A Model Z upright piano in a mahogany case. £2,000 - 3,000
103 103  Bechstein (c1926) A 6ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. £2,500 - 3,500
104 104  Stools A collection of five various piano stools. £80 - 120
105 105  Steinway (c1899) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a rosewood case on turned fluted and carved legs. £10,000 - 15,000
106 106  Broadwood (c1820s) A square piano in a mahogany case on turned slender legs. £400 - 600
107 107  Yamaha (c1978) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs £2,500 - 3,500
108 108  Steinway (c1905) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs together with an embroidered mahogany stool. £7,000 - 9,000
109 109  Petrof (c1997) A traditional style upright piano with cabriole front supports in a bright walnut case together with a blue-upholstered matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000
110 110  Strohmenger (c1933) An Art Deco ‘Ships Piano’ with folding keyboard with original matching stool. Flame Walnut. (See inside colour illustration) £1,200 - 1,800
111 111  Bechstein, London (c1935) A 4ft 10in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500
112 112  Bechstein (c1900) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case together with a leather upholstered stool. This piano has been fully restored. £6,000 - 8,000
113 113  Goebels Harpsichord A double-manual harpsichord in a walnut case; seven pedals £800 - 1,200
114 114  Samick (c1986) A 5ft grand piano in a bright walnut case together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500
115 115  WITHDRAWN Kawai A Model BL61 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500
116 116  Bechstein (c1958) A 5ft 11in Model M grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs together with a matching round stool. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 6in Model L grand piano. £4,000 - 6,000
117 117  Kaps (c1880) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a walnut case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500
118 118  Yamaha (c1986) A Model C108N upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £600 - 800
119 119  Stool An adjustable piano stool. £60 - 80
120 120  Blüthner (c1966) A 7ft 4in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000
121 121  Bechstein (c1939) A 4ft 8in Model L grand piano in a bright mahogany case. This piano has been fully restored. £6,000 - 8,000
122 122  Yamaha (c1985) A Model U3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000
123 123  Blüthner (c1893) A 6ft 2in Aliquot strung grand piano in a re-polished satin ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500
124 124  Blüthner (c1907) An overstrung upright piano in a rosewood case. £600 - 800
125 125  Bechstein (c1893) An upright piano in a burr walnut case. £700 - 1,000
126 126  Blüthner (c1903) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. £1,200 - 1,800
127 127  Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
128 128  Bechstein (c1903) A Model 9 upright piano in a rosewood case together with a stool. £700 - 1,000
129 129  WITHDRAWN Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 2,000
130 130  Steinway (c1893) An old style 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs together with an upholstered stool on cabriole legs. £5,000 - 7,000
131 131  Bechstein (c1913) A 6ft 6in grand piano on dual square tapered legs. This piano has been fully rebuilt and restored. £3,000 - 5,000
132 132  ADDITIONAL LOT Steinway (c1925) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. £2,500 - 3,500
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