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

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

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The catalogue for our sale of the 21 September 2017 will be online from the 1st September 2017

 

 

Last Sale Details for 22nd June 2017

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 Steinway (c1924) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case; together with an adjustable stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,500
2 Yamaha (c1981) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,200
3 Blüthner (c1934) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £800
4 Yamaha (c1993) A Model C108 upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a stool. £700 - 1,000 £520
5 Bechstein (c1902) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. £3,000 - 5,000 £1,450
6 Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano in a bright ebonised case, made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel. £800 - 1,200 £1,450
7 Steinway (c1910) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,200
8 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a white Art Deco case, raised on slab supports. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft Model A1 grand. £3,000 - 4,000 £750
9 Yamaha (c1979) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT (c1977). £4,000 - 6,000 £5,200
10 Steinway (c1924) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,500
11 Yamaha A 121cm Model U1 upright piano in an ebonised case £1,700 - 2,000 £1,700
12 Chappell A 4ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £400 - 600 £220
13 Bechstein (c1910) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs. AMENDMENT Is 6ft. £1,000 - 1,500 UNSOLD
14 Pleyel Harpsichord (c1906) An 7ft 10in double manual harpsichord in a parquetry style veneered case on 6 slender turned supports. Reconditioned approximately 10 years ago. £2.000 - 3,000 £4,000
15 Yamaha A 121cm Model U1 upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 £2,200
16 Blüthner (c1900) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned fluted legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is 5ft 8in. £1,000 - 1,500 £600
17 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 restored in the past. £6,000 - 8,000 £12,000
18 Challen (c1970) A 5ft grand piano in a satin mahogany case on square tapered legs. £700 - 900 £300
19 LOT WITHDRAWN.
20 Steinway (c1926) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been professionally re-built and restored using a new action supplied by the Hamburg Steinway factory. This piano was supplied by Coach House Pianos. £30,000 - 40,000 UNSOLD
21 Kawai A 127cm Model KS3F upright piano in an ebonised case £2,000 - 2,500 £2,300
22 Yamaha (c1973) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,500
23 Blüthner (c1901) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. AMENDMENT Is on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £2,100
24 Hoffmann by Bechstein (c2001) A traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,000
25 Bösendorfer (c1989) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a concert stool and metronome. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 7in Model 170. £12,000 - 18,000 £12,000
26 Yamaha (c1992) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a concert adjustable stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,800
27 Steinway (c1886) An upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200 £800
28 Schimmel (c1995) A traditional Model 128 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,400
29 Steinway (c1898) A 6ft 2in 85-note 'old style' Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on later square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,000
30 Kawai (c2013) A 7ft Model SK6 Shigeru grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Change of Estimate. £19,000 - 22,000 £19,000
31 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £100 - 150 £65
32 Calisia (c1988) A modern upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £500 - 700 £550
33 Kimball (c1973) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Change of Estimate. £1,000 - 1,500 £620
34 Tony Hammant (c1980) A modern spinet in a mahogany case on four square tapered legs. The Fascia bearing the inscription ‘Tony Hemmant Andoversford 1980 Fecit’. £400 - 600 £100
35 Bösendorfer (c1974) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a concert adjustable stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. AMENDMENT Is together with an adjustable stool. £12,000 - 16,000 £10,500
36 Schimmel A Model 118T upright in a satin dark walnut case. £2,800 - 3,200 £1,950
37 Blüthner (c1976) A 6ft 2in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is (c1928). £2,000 - 3,000 £3,200
38 Yamaha (c1986) A Model 108 upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £600 - 800 £580
39 Boston (c1996) A 5ft 10in Model GP 178 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
40 Steinway (c1900) A grand piano in a mahogany and satinwood banded case raised on dual square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is (c1911). £10,000 - 15,000 £10,000
41 Atlas A 121cm Model A22H upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,300
42 Bechstein (c1935) A 5ft 1in Model K grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,300
43 Jaques Samuel by Bechstein (c2000) A 120cm traditional upright piano in a bright ebonised case, made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel. £800 - 1,200 £1,000
44 Bechstein (c1903) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £500
45 Bechstein (c1926) A 5ft 6in Model L grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,300
46 Broadwood (c1933) An upright piano in a Chinoiserie case on a black base depicting typical Chinese pastoral scenes; together with a stool with barley twist stretchers. £700 - 1,000 £2,400
47 Samick (c2012) A 5ft 3in Model 160 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £1,900
48 Kawai A 124cm Model K8 upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,750
49 Kawai (c2008) A 5ft Model GM10 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching adjustable stool with black velour top. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,500
50 Pleyel Double Keyboard Grand (c1930) A rare double keyboard concert piano in a limed oak case. The double keyboard grand was invented by Gustav Lyon in 1890. Patented as the Duo Clave, this instrument is one of the larger 9ft 6in instruments made from 1920 onwards. Formerly owned by André Malraux, the French novelist, art historian and statesman, it was last sold in 1994 in the auction at Poulain Le Fur. The same model was notably used in the Stavinsky ballet Les Noces performance of 2010 conducted by Leonardo Gasparini. (See front cover illustration) AMENDMENT Serial No. 189073 £30,000 - 50,000 £20,000
51 Grotrian Steinweg (2011) A Model 116 upright piano in a satin ebonised case. £3,500 - 4,500 £3,000
52 Sauter A Model 112 upright piano in an ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is a Model 108. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,700
53 Yamaha (c1995) A 5ft 3in Model GP1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,500
54 Yamaha (c1988) A Model SU118 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,500
55 Steinway (c1900’s) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a polished rosewood case with applied decoration on turned fluted legs; together with a matching stool. AMENDMENT Is (c1908). £12,000 - 18,000 £7,000
56 Blüthner (c1930’s) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
57 Steinmayer A recent upright piano in a bright ebonised traditional style case; together with a matching stool. £700 - 900 £750
58 Steinway (c1890) A 6ft old style Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs; together with a stool. This piano has been fully restored. £8,000 - 12,000 £7,000
59 Yamaha A 126cm Model U2 upright piano in an ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £1,700
60 Brinsmead (c1883) A 6ft 9in grand piano in a rosewood and floral marquetry inlaid case raised on square baluster legs. (See article in catalogue and back cover illustration) £3,000 - 5,000 £5,200
61 Bechstein (c1904) 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. £3,000 - 5,000 £6,800
62 Yamaha A 126cm Model U2 upright piano in an ebonised case. £2,200 - 2,600 £2,000
63 Samick (c2005) A 4ft 6in modern grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. AMENDMENT Is 4ft 11in. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,200
64 Weber (c2001) A 5ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,900
65 Steinway (c1903) An upright piano in a rosewood case with turned fluted front supports. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,100
66 Wurlitzer (c1919) A 5ft grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. £200 - 300 £120
67 Kemble (c1936) A 5ft grand piano in an oak case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 4ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case. £600 - 800 £300
68 LOT WITHDRAWN
69 Bechstein (c1907) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,200 - 1,800 UNSOLD
70 Steingraeber (c2010) A Model 116 upright piano in a bright ebonised case with mahogany crossbanding. £10,000 - 15,000 £7,000
71 Yamaha A 121cm Model U1 upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,650
72 Blüthner (c1900) A 6ft 3in Style 8 grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been re-conditioned in the past. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,800
73 Steinway (c1927) A Model Z upright piano in a traditional mahogany case. AMENDMENT (c1958). £1,200 - 1,800 £2,900
74 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. AMENDMENT (c1903). £1,000 - 1,500 £340
75 Bösendorfer (c2009) A 7ft 4in Model 225 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs with concert wheels. £25,000 - 30,000 £31,000
76 Bechstein (c1981) A Model 8 upright piano in a satin mahogany case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,500
77 Broadwood (c1992) A 118cm upright piano in a mahogany case. £300 - 500 £450
78 Grotrian Steinweg (c1922) A 5ft 3in Model 160 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £520
79 Fuchs and Mohr A 118cm upright piano in a modern style mahogany case £300 - 500 £420
80 Bösendorfer (c1985) A 7ft 4in Model 225 grand piano in a bright ebonised case, on square tapered legs. £16,000 - 20,000 £14,000
81 Yamaha A 121cm Model U1 upright piano in an ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £1,750
82 Ritter (c2011) A 4ft 10in Model 145 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,700
83 Zimmermann (c1977) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200 £500
84 Euterpe (c1999) A 118cm upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £980
85 Steinway (c1890’s) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in an ebonised case on later square tapered legs on an ‘A’ frame. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,200
86 Royale A 116cm upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £400 - 600 £420
87 Bechstein An early 20th century 6ft 7in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been recently restored. £2,500 - 3,500 £4,000
88 Challen (c1920's) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case. The case has been re-polished. £400 - 600 £200
89 Wurlitzer (c1964) An upright piano in a spinet style walnut case. £400 - 600 £200
90 Yamaha (c2009) A 6ft 11in Model S6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT (c2007). VAT is payable on the hammer price. £25,000 - 35,000 £20,000
91 Seiler A Model 114 upright piano in an ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,600
92 Steinway (c1920) A 5ft 10 in Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. £12,000 - 18,000 £12,000
93 Yamaha (c1982) A 5ft 3in Model GH1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
94 Stool A concert adjustable stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £100 - 150 £180
95 Steinway (c1900) An upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,200 - 1,800 £800
96 Kaps (c1888) A 6ft grand piano in a figured walnut case, on turned octagonal legs. This piano was re-strung, re-conditioned and French polished about 20 years ago. £1,500 - 2,000 £600
97 Yamaha (c2004) A 6ft 1in Model C3L grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool and cover. £8,000 - 12,000 £7,500
98 Feurich (c1989) A Model 115 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,600
99 Kohler and Campbell (c1990’s) A 5ft 9in Model SKG-600 in a bright ebonised case on turned legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,450
100 Steinway (c1982) A 9ft Model D grand piano in a satin ebonised 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. £25,000 -35,000 £26,500
101 Yamaha (c1982) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT is a Model YUS. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,700
102 Yamaha (c1986) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,700
103 Young Chang (c1990’s) A Model U121 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £800 - 1,000 £550
104 Knight A Model K10 upright piano in a mahogany case. £300 - 500 £320
105 Boston (c2006) A 7ft 1in Model 215 Mark III grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £9,000
106 Steinway (c2011) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. LATE ENTRY £30,000 - 40,000 £30,000
107 Bechstein (c1892) A 7ft 10in grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. LATE ENTRY £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
108 Osztreicher A recent upright piano in a modern style bright ebonised case. LATE ENTRY £200 - 400 £100
109 No Lot
110 No Lot
111 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
112 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
113 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
114 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
115 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
116 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £120
117 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £100
118 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £100
119 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £100
120 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
121 **PLEASE REFER TO THIS PAGE FOR AMENDED LOTS AND FURTHER PICTURES**