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

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Last Sale Details for 14th April 2011

Lot No. Piano Estimate Price Realised
1 Bechstein (c1893) A 6ft 8in Model V grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £820
2 Hoffman (c1997) A Model 116 upright piano together with a mahogany stool. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,400
3 Yamaha (c1988) A 6ft 7in Model C5 grand piano in a bright ebonised case together with a matching cream-upholstered duet stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,200
4 Steinway (c1913) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case together with a duet stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £8,500
5 Blüthner (c1910) A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned and fluted legs. AMENDMENT Is 5ft 8in £800 - 1,200 £850
6 Kawai (c1984) A Model NS15 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £850
7 Steinway (c1895) An 85-note 6ft 11in "old style" Model B grand piano in a mahogany and ebonised case on "elephant" style legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £9,000
8 Yamaha A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 1,700 £1,750
9 Zimmerman (c1977) A grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
10 Weber (c1885) An upright piano in an ornate white painted case with gilded decorations of swags and garlands. (See inside colour illustration). £700 - 1,000 £850
11 Erard (c1898) A 7ft grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. AMENDMENT New guide price £600 - 800 £500
12 Stool A double adjustable velour-upholstered duet piano stool. £80 - 120 £140
13 Bechstein (c1889) A 6ft 8in Model V grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £400
14 Steinway No 15223 (c1912) A Model K upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,500 - 2,000 Unsold
15 Grotrian Steinweg (c1930s) A 4ft 6in grand piano on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £700
16 Kawai (c1984) A Model NS15 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £800
17 Steinway (c1898) A 6ft 11in 88-note Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted 'elephant' legs. £12,000 - 16,000 £13,000
18 Weber (c2008) A 4ft 11in Model 150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,900
19 Petrof (c1990) A 122cm upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is in a traditional style bright mahogany case £700 - 1,000 £1,250
20 Christopher Ganer (c1782) An early square piano on a trestle base in a banded mahogany case; the fascia bearing the inscription, 'Christopher Ganer Londoni Fecit 1782'. (See inside colour illustration). £2,000 - 3,000 Unsold
21 Steck (c1907) An upright piano in an ebonised case. £400 - 600 £600
22 Stools A red leather upholstered ebonised adjustable piano stool plus a gold-upholstered mahogany adjustable piano stool. AMENDMENT Is one gold-upholstered mahogany adjustable piano stool. £100 - 150 £110
23 Steinway (c1911) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. Accompanied by a brief history of the instrument. £6,000 - 8,000 £8,500
24 Morley (c1930s) A Visual upright grand piano together with a black-upholstered stool. These pianos, designed by the firm of Morley, combined the features of both a grand and upright piano. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £400 - 600 Unsold
25 Stool A Victorian carved walnut piano stool having a circular revolving padded seat raised on cabriole legs. (See inside colour illustration). £150 - 180 £150
26 Ritter (c2008) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a white case on square tapered legs together with a matching white-upholstered stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,050
27 Steinway (c1966) A Model Z upright piano in a mahogany case. £3,000 - 4,000 £2,900
28 Bechstein A 6ft 8in grand piano in the Sheraton style, the rosewood case boxwood strung and inlaid with swags and ribbons; on dual square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £7,200
29 Stool A small green-upholstered adjustable piano stool on turned legs. £80 - 120 £140
30 Steinway (c1883) A 7ft 3in "old style" Model C grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. This piano was restored by Andrew Giller in 1999. Accompanied by a brief history. (See inside colour illustration). £10,000 - 12,000 £9,000
31 Steinway (c1929) A 5t 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a wooden duet stool. £7,000 - 10,000 £9,500
32 August Forster (c1990) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
33 Yamaha A Model U1F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 1,800 £1,850
34 Steinway (c1910) A 88-note 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapering legs. £10,000 - 15,000 £13,500
35 Blüthner (c1905) A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is No 102713 (c1921) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching duet stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £3,000
36 Grotrian Steinweg (c1924) A 5ft grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 6ft £1,500 - 2,000 £1,750
37 Southwell (c1805) An early-19th century square piano in a boxwood and ebony strung mahogany case on a tray base with four square tapering supports, the fascia bearing a floral design surrounding the maker's inscription. £400 - 600 £220
38 Bösendorfer (c1884) A 5ft 6in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £800 - 1,200 £1,000
39 Steinway (c1907) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs together with an adjustable red-leather button stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £8,500
40 John Broadwood (c1835) A short cabinet piano in a mahogany case with a latticed and pleated panel; with turned front supports. (See inside colour illustration). AMENDMENT Is together with an album of nineteenth-century music, 'Sons &c Mrs Hunter'. £400 - 600 £1,400
41 Bechstein (c1905) A 6ft 8in Sheraton style grand piano with dual square tapered legs together with a wooden duet stool. AMENDMENT Is also with a further single stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £3,300
42 Blüthner (c1925) A traditional style upright piano in a mahogany case. £600 - 800 £2,500
43 Steinbach A "baby" grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200 £600
44 Stool A black leather button adjustable piano stool. £80 - 120 £100
45 Steinway (c1924) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 £11,000
46 Grotrian Steinweg (c1989) A 122cm upright piano in an bright ebonised case with Technics Silent System; together with a matching stool and piano light. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
47 Bechstein (c1894) A 6ft grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,500
48 Yamaha A Model U1F upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 1,800 £1,800
49 Kawai (c1986) A Model NS15 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £750
50 Brinsmead (c1880) An art-cased upright piano in a mahogany ebonised and decorated cabinet: the shelved superstructure having concaved gilt-heightend panels above three spindle turned octagonal panels, the keyboard lid with brass strap-work hinges and conforming foliate decorated panels below; the frame stamped 11102 internally. This piano is illustrated in 'The Artist' October 1894 page 389 and entitled, 'An 'Early English' upright pianoforte by Brinsmead.' (See front cover and inside colour illustrations) £6,000 - 8,000 £5,500
51 Schiedmayer (c1915) An 88-note 5ft 10in grand piano in a rosewood case on dual square tapering legs. £1,000 - 1,500 Unsold
52 Steinway (c1940) An upright piano in a mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is a Model V together with an orange-upholstered stool. £2,000 - 3,000 Unsold
53 Weber (c2008) A 4ft 11in Model 150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,300
54 Blüthner (c1989) A 6ft 3in Model 6 grand piano in a bright mahogany case. This piano has a Player Disk system plus disks. £8,000 - 12,000 £7,000
55 Bechstein (c1898) An 8ft grand piano in an ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is No 43446. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,400
56 Fazioli (c2005) A 7ft Model 212 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £40,000 - 50,000 Unsold
57 Schindler (1930s) A French upright buffet piano in a figured rosewood case with hinged folding keyboard. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £800 - 1,200 £700
58 Steinway (c1974) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £22,000 - 28,000 £18,000
59 Stodart (c1805) A 5 1/2-octave fortegrand piano in a mahogany and satinwood case on turned legs. Please note the lyre is missing. £1,500 - 2,000 £6,600
60 Music Cabinet An Edwardian mahogany music cabinet with hinged compartmented top on square legs united by an undertier. (See inside colour illustration). £80 - 120 £300
61 Bechstein A 6ft grand piano in a Sheraton style rosewood case with boxwood banding on dual square tapering supports. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,800
62 Virgil A practice clavier in an oak case on square tapered legs. £100 - 150 £20
63 Kawai A 5ft 3in grand piano in a bright mahogany case together with an adjustable stool. AMENDMENT Has no stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £900
64 Challen (c1951) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a figured walnut case on square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200 £700
65 Zender A modern style upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £550
66 Bechstein (c1890) A 6ft 6in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,400
67 Johannes Morley A clavichord Model c5/W in a walnut case on slender turned supports. £300 - 500 £600
68 Steinway (c1910) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
69 Challen (c1953) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a light walnut case on cabriole shell legs, together with a matching gold-upholstered stool. £700 - 1,000 £700
70 Longman & Broderip A late-eighteenth century square piano in a mahogany case on a tray base. The fascia with a plaque bearing the maker's name. (See inside colour illustration). £600 - 800 £1,900
71 Michael Thomas (c1972) A double manual harpsichord in a black and gold painted case on slender turned supports. £600 - 800 £880
72 Steinway (c1890) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 12,000 £9,500
73 Kawai (c1983) A 6ft 9in Model GS50 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a duet stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £4,800
74 Bechstein (c1900) A 7ft 2in Model IV grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
75 Fazer (c1984) A modern style upright piano in a dark walnut case. AMENDMENT Is in a simulated mahogany case. £600 - 800 £300
76 Ibach (c1910) A 5ft 10in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £600 - 800 £920
77 Bechstein (c1920) An upright piano in a rosewood case. AMENDMENT Is No 116804 £600 - 800 £900
78 Bösendorfer (c1926) A 5ft 8in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £8,200
79 Kawai (c1989) A Model BS20 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £800
80 Steinway (c2009) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching concert adjustable stool. (See inside colour illustration). £25,000 - 30,000 £25,500
81 Bechstein An early-twentieth century 6ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £900
82 Welmar (c1993) An upright piano in a satin mahogany case together with a blue-upholstered adjustable stool. £800 - 1,200 £1,250
83 Steinway (c1889) A 6ft 'old style' Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,800
84 Scheidmayer A 5ft 11in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs together with an upholstered ebonised stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £300
85 Blüthner (c1997) A Model C upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,500
86 Yamaha (c1996) A 5ft 2in Model C2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,200
87 Carl Becke (c1920s) A 5ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case. This piano has been fully restored and re-polished. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
88 Woodchester (c2000) A traditional style upright piano in a mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £800 - 1,200 £780
89 Yamaha A Model U3F traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,000 £1,900
90 Leigh-Flanders (c1987) A double manual harpsichord in a painted and decorated case. (See inside colour illustration). £1,000 - 1,500 £1,850
91 Steinway (c1939) A Model V upright piano in a mahogany case together with a red-upholstered stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,200
92 Bechstein (c1920s) An 8ft grand piano in a satin mahogany case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. AMENDMENT Is a late nineteenth-century Model D; this piano has been fully restored. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,000
93 Blüthner (c1935) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £3,800
94 Grotrian Steinweg (c1920s) A 5ft 3in grand piano in an ebonised case on square legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
95 Kawai A Model BL31S traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,600 £1,400
96 Blüthner A traditional style overstrung, under-damped upright piano in a mahogany case. This piano has been reconditioned. £800 - 1,200 £1,250
97 Morley Clavichord A clavichord in a walnut case on a trestle base. £300 - 500 £400
98 Alex Hodson (c1947) A clavichord in a walnut case on a trestle base. £400 - 600 £680
99 Yamaha (c2005) A 4ft 11in Model A1L grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching button down concert adjustable stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,200
100 Steinway (c1904) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a Sheraton style rosewood and inlaid case on dual square tapered legs together with a matching stool. (See back cover and inside colour illustration). £15,000 - 20,000 £16,000
101* Grotrian Steinweg (c1963) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. VAT ON THIS LOT £1,000 - 1,500 £3,700
102 Eavestaff (c2003) A 6ft Model 185 grand piano in a bright walnut case on square tapered legs together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,800
103 Steinway (c1915) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £9,500
104 Bechstein A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs together with a brown-velour upholstered stool. This piano has been restored. £4,000 - 6,000 Unsold
105 Elysian A Model U131 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £1,050
106 Yamaha A 6ft 1in Model DC3A Mark III Disklavier grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is No 5899613 (c2000) together with an adjustable stool. £8,000 - 10,000 £8,000
107 Bösendorfer (c2001) A 6ft 8in Model 200 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £16,000 - 20,000 £17,500
108 Kawai No (c1991) A Model BS1A upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £500
109 Steinway (c1890) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 'old style' Model A. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,200
110 Neupert (c1960) A double manual harpsichord in a walnut case on square tapered legs. (See inside colour illustration). £1,000 - 1,500 £620
111 Blüthner (c1911) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored and re-polished. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,850
112 Bechstein (c1907) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £720
113 Yamaha (c1962) A Model LU-101 upright piano in a modern style mahogany case. £400 - 600 £520
114 Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs together with a green & white-upholstered duet stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £10,000
115 Grotrian Steinweg (c1915) An upright piano in a satin ebonised case. This piano has been reconditioned. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,400
116 Bechstein (c1905) A Model 10 upright piano in an ebonised case. £300 - 500 £150
117 Gors & Kallmann (c2005) A traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case together with a mahogany stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,450
118 Blüthner (c2002) A Model B upright piano in a bright mahogany case together with a matching brown-upholstered adjustable stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £7,000
119 Steinway (c1937) A Model V upright piano in a mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is No 279558 (c1936) £2,000 -3,000 £3,900
120 Steinway (c1981) A 9ft concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £25,000 - 30,000 £35,000
121 Bechstein (c1905) A Model 9 upright piano in a rosewood case together with a red-velvet upholstered stool. £600 - 800 £500
122 Schimmel (c2010) A Model Classic 124 Royal upright piano in a bright mahogany case with carved fluted supports. Original documents and tuning history available. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
123 Steinway (c1909) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,000
124 Blüthner (c1892) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a mahogany case on turned octagonal legs. £700 - 1,000 £1,400
125 Yamaha A Model U1H traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,750 - 1,950 Unsold
126 Yamaha (c1973) An upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £1,000 - 1,500 £750
127 Steinway (c1884) A 6ft old style Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on elephant legs together with a recent matching stool. This piano has been totally restored by Morleys. £10,000 -15,000 £10,000
128 Blüthner (c1890) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £820
129 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £120
130 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
131 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
132 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
133 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £110
134 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
135 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
136 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
137 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
138 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100