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Last Sale Details for 16th June 2011

Lot No. Piano Estimate Price Realised
1 Bechstein (c1920s) A 6ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £750
2 Steinway (c1905) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; reconditioned by Steinway in 1972. AMENDMENT This instrument is sold together with a history of the purchase and maintenance of the instrument and is together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £8,500
3 Royale (c1994) A Classic Model "baby" grand piano in a bright mahogany case together with an upholstered adjustable mahogany stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £980
4 Yamaha A Model U1F upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,600 � 1,800 £1,550
5 Blüthner (c1902) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs together with a brown-leather upholstered stool. This piano has been rebuilt and re-polished by 1066 Pianos. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,200
6 Petrof (c2001) A traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,550
7 Schiedmayer (c1904) A 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano in a bright makore mahogany case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been fully restored. £5,000 - 7,000 Unsold
8 Bösendorfer (c1956) A 5ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £6,100
9 Steinway (c1922) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This instrument is sold together with a copy of the original receipt. AMENDMENT (c1920) £8,000 - 12,000 £9,800
10 Rippen (c1960s) An rare aluminium framed grand piano in a bronze-coloured case on slender tapering supports; the cast body and frame supporting a reverse-crown soundboard. (See inside colour illustration) £4,000 - 5,000 £4,100
11 Yamaha A Model U1H upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,750 � 1,950 £1,750
12 Bechstein (c1903) A 6ft 6in grand piano in a rosewood case on later square tapered legs. AMENDMENT (c1900) £1,000 - 1,500 £1,300
13 WITHDRAWN R Schirmer (c2006) An upright piano in a bright mahogany case. Withdrawn Withdrawn
14 Yamaha (c1996) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,500
15 Autoharp A 9-bar autoharp with instruction book. (See inside colour illustration) £20 - 40 £90
16 Steinway (c1896) An overstrung upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,350
17 William de Blaise (c1970s) A 6ft 4in double manual harpsichord in a mahogany case. £600 - 800 £300
18 Kawai A 6ft 1in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with an adjustable stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £6,000
19 Steinway (c1876) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on baluster legs together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,500
20 John Morley Virginal (c1959) A virginal in a walnut case with strap hinges. (See inside colour illustration) £200 - 400 £200
21 Yamaha A Model U1H upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,750 � 1,950 £1,750
22 Allison A 4ft 6in grand piano in an Art Deco style birdseye maple case with 'tigerwood' edging on square tapered legs, together with a matching upholstered duet stool. £1,000 - 1,500 Unsold
23 Kawai (c1976) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,200
24 Steinway (c1900) A 6ft 11in 88-note Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 12,000 £11,000
25 Music Cabinet A mahogany music chest fitted with six small drawers with hinged fronts raised on cabriole legs; 53cm wide. (See inside colour illustration) £200 - 300 £430
26 Bechstein (c1997) A modern style Model 12 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 3,000 £4,500
27 Bechstein (c1903) A 6ft grand piano in a bright rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been fully restored. £7,000 - 9,000 £7,000
28 Steinway (c1909) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case together with a yellow-upholstered mahogany stool. This piano was restored by Knightsbridge Pianos in 1993. £8,000 - 12,000 £7,000
29 Petrof (c1978) A modern style upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £700 - 900 £780
30 Steinway (c1911) An upright piano in a mahogany case, the top panel decorated with inlaid foliate and swag ornament. This piano has new hammers and has been re-strung. (See inside colour illustration) £4,000 - 6,000 £4,500
31 Yamaha A Model U3E upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,750 � 1,950 £1,750
32 Bechstein (c1912) An overstrung upright piano in a rosewood case together with a stool. £700 - 1,000 £2,300
33 Bechstein (c1873) A 6ft 8in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £720
34 WITHDRAWN Stingl (c1937) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. Withdrawn Withdrawn
35 Music Stand A Victorian mahogany adjustable double music stand raised on a turned baluster column and platform base. (See inside colour illustration) £800 - 1,200 £800
36 Blüthner (c1925) A 5ft 8in Model VI Aliquot strung grand piano in a mahogany case. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,900
37 Steinway (c1900) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on "elephant" legs. £9,000 - 12,000 £13,500
38 Danemann A 4ft 4in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £300 - 500 £120
39 Stool An upholstered adjustable piano stool on turned legs. £40 - 60 £100
40 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) £1,200 - 1,800 Unsold
41 Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,800 � 2,000 £1,850
42 Tuning levers etc A collection of tuning levers and other piano related material. £30 - 50 £85
43 Monington & Weston (c1937) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a walnut case on cabriole legs together with an upholstered mahogany stool. £800 - 1,200 £400
44 Sheet Music A large quantity of sheet music. £40 - 60 £280
45 Alex Hodgson (c1946) A virginal in a walnut case on a trestle base. (See inside colour illustration) £700 - 900 £600
46 Steinway (c1911) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano was reconditioned by Tony Fields in 2001. £10,000 - 15,000 £9,800
47 Rönisch A 4ft 11in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs, together with a claret-upholstered duet stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,750
48 John Broadwood (c1995) A "baby" grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,100
49 Petrof (c2002) A Model 125G upright piano in a bright ebonised case together with an adjustable ebonised stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,950
50 Steinway (c1904) A fine 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood and inlaid Art Case, raised on dual square tapered legs, together with a matching stool; both decorated with swags, ribbons and foliate ornament. This piano has been fully restored by Cambridge Pianoforte in 1994. (See front cover and inside colour illustration) £25,000 - 35,000 Unsold
51 Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,800 � 2,000 £1,800
52 Bechstein A 6ft 6in early-twentieth century grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is late-nineteenth century. £1,000 - 1,500 Unsold
53 WITHDRAWN Steinway (c1890s) A 9ft Model D grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. Withdrawn Withdrawn
54 Kawai A Model CS18 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is (c1993) in a satin cherry case. £600 - 800 £920
55 Henry Tull (c1935) A table model virginal in a walnut and inlaid case. (See inside colour illustration) £800 - 1,000 £650
56 Bechstein (c1910) A 6ft grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs together with a wooden stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,100
57 Kawai (c2001) A 5ft Model GM2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £2,900
58 Dulcitone A mahogany cased dulcitone. £400 - 600 Unsold
59 Blüthner (c1894) A 7ft grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £3,100
60 WITHDRAWN Dettmer (c1810) An early nineteenth-century square piano in a mahogany and ebony strung case, raised on turned slender baluster legs terminating in brass cappings and castors. (See inside colour illustration) Withdrawn Withdrawn
61 Yamaha A Model U3H upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,900 � 2,100 £1,900
62 Bechstein (c1900) A 6ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £700
63 Yamaha (c1994) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with an adjustable stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,100
64 Bechstein (c1970) A 6ft 7in grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs together with a velvet-upholstered walnut duet stool. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 6in Model L £5,000 - 7,000 £7,200
65 Steinway (c1901) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching stool. AMENDMENT Has no stool with it. £5,000 - 7,000 £7,000
66 Kawai A Model CS18 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT (c1993) in a satin cherry case. £600 - 800 £1,000
67 Young Chang (c1985) An upright piano in a reproduction Victorian case together with a matching duet stool. £700 - 1,000 £520
68 Morley A clavichord in a walnut case on a trestle stand. £300 -500 £300
69 Weber (c2008) A 4ft 11in Model 150 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,700
70 Morley (c1930s) A Visual upright grand piano, these pianos, designed by the firm of Morley, combined the features of both a grand and upright piano; is together with a stool. (See inside colour illustration) £400 - 600 £100
71 Yamaha (c1982) A Model M1J upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £1,150
72 Steinway (c1894) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been rebuilt. AMENDMENT Is together with an adjustable stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £10,000
73 Yamaha (c2001) A Disklavier grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 £4,800
74 Elysian (c1987) An upright piano in a bright white case. £500 - 700 £720
75 Dulcitone No 1697 An oak-cased dulcitone raised on slender cabriole legs supplied by Millers & Son, Cambridge; together with a booklet entitled, 'Hints On Playing And Adjusting The Dulcitone'. (See inside colour illustration) £400 - 600 Unsold
76 Kawai (c1972) A 5ft 10in Model KG2C grand piano in a bright mahogany case together with an adjustable stool plus another duet stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,100
77 Bechstein (c1926) A 5ft 6in Model L grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,600
78 Rippen (c1980s) An upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £600 - 800 £340
79 Steinway (c1940) An upright Model V piano in a mahogany case together with an orange-upholstered stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,200
80 Samuel Bury (c1795) A late-eighteenth century square piano in a mahogany and chequer strung case on a tray base and square tapered legs. (See inside colour illustration) £600 - 800 £250
81 Yamaha (c1972) An upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
82 Rouard, Paris Clavicytherium/Harpsichord Italian single-manual, 2 x 8ft registers, buff, compass BB to d3 transposing, wooden jacks, delrin quills, keyboard in satinwood, finished in American Cherry, decorated soundboard, rose, cabriole on turned fluted legs. £1,500 - 2,000 Unsold
83 WITHDRAWN Bechstein A 7ft 4in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs; on an 'A-frame'. Withdrawn Withdrawn
84 Yamaha (c1997) A 5ft 3in Model GC1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a matching beige-upholstered stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
85 Steinway (c1912) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is with a tapestry-upholstered stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £10,000
86 Bechstein (c1897) A 6ft 6in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs together with a green-upholstered duet stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £820
87 Steinway (c1970) A 105cm Model F upright piano in a teak case. AMENDMENT (c1964) £4,000 - 6,000 £3,900
88 Blüthner (c1894) A 5ft 8in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 3in £1,000 - 1,500 £200
89 Bechstein (c1927) A 5ft 6in Model L grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,000
90 Blüthner (c1921) An upright piano in an Arts & Crafts style oak case; based on a design by Walter Cave. (See inside colour illustration) £1,000 - 1,500 £1,500
91 WITHDRAWN Yamaha (c2006) An American console style upright piano in a satin mahogany case. Withdrawn Withdrawn
92 Bechstein (c1894) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,100
93 Yamaha (c2004) A 5ft 8in Model C2L grand piano on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is in a bright mahogany case together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,700
94 Kawai (c2003) A Model VT5 upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,900
95 Dubreq Pianomate Synthesiser (c1970s) A polyphonic synthesiser with two octave bars that attach above the keyboard. Produced by the company that also made the Stylophone. (See inside colour illustration) £200 - 300 £180
96 Bechstein (c1900) A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano was reconditioned in 1999. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,100
97 Steinway (c1890) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
98 Challen (c1930s) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a bleached walnut case on carved cabriole legs, together with a duet stool. £700 - 1,000 Unsold
99 Bechstein (c1892) A 6ft 7in Model V grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,000
100 Zumpe (1770) An early and rare square piano with the fascia inscription reading 'Johannes Zumpe et Buntebart, Londini Fecerunt 1770', on a contemporary trestle base. This instrument has been sensitively restored and is in playing condition. (See back cover and inside colour illustration.) £4,000 - 6,000 £8,800
101 Erard An early Erard upright piano in a figured walnut case with turned and faceted front supports. £200 -400 £10
102 Bösendorfer (c1913) A grand piano with a Viennese action, the piano raised on turned legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £780
103 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. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,000
104 Blüthner (c1980) A 5ft grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,900
105 Steinway (c1890) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. £15,000 - 20,000 Unsold
106 Petrof (c1987) A 5ft grand piano in a white case together with a matching stool. £2,500 - 3,500 Unsold
107 Bechstein A 7ft 8in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 Unsold
108 Steinway (c1922) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,000
109 Blüthner (c1978) A recent upright piano in a satin mahogany case together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,850
110 John Broadwood & Son (c1905) An 8ft barless grand piano in an oak panelled case, on dual-square fluted tapered legs. This piano is after a design by Edwin Lutyens. The piano was supplied to a Mr RH Benson for his Buckhurst Park residence. Together with a letter of provenance from John Broadwood & Sons Ltd. (See inside colour illustration) £2,000 - 3,000 £1,250
111 Yamaha (c1990) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs together with a matching brown-leather upholstered stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,900
112 Bechstein, London (c1936) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,800
113 Bechstein (c1927) A 5ft 10in Model M grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,900
114 Bechstein (c1913) A 6ft 6in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a duet stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £3,100
115 Steinway (c2001) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs together with an ebonised stool. £20,000 - 25,000 £21,000
116 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £130
117 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £110
118 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £110
119 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £110
120 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £120
121 Bechstein (c1908) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a Sheraton style boxwood strung satin mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,400
122 Blüthner (c1896) A 6ft 3in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; on an 'A' frame. £800 - 1.200 Unsold
123 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £110
124 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
125 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
126 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
127 Stool A bright ebonised concert adjustable piano stool with a leather button down seat. £100 - 150 £100
128 ADDITIONAL LOT Challen (c1934) A 4ft grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £400 - 600 £200
129 ADDITIONAL LOT Chappell (c1930s) A traditional style upright piano in a mahogany case. This piano has been re-strung. £300 � 500 £200
130 ADDITIONAL LOT Elysian A modern style Model U107 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £300 � 500 £680
131 ADDITIONAL LOT Young Chang A traditional style upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £300 � 500 £160
132 ADDITIONAL LOT Estonia A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £400
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