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

Our regular quarterly sales are held at

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

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Last Sale Details for 12th April 2018

Lot No. Piano Estimate Price Realised
1 Yamaha (c1975) A grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,900
2 Yamaha (c1994) A traditional style upright piano in a walnut case. £700 - 1,000 £680
3 Yamaha (c1980) A 5ft grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,000
4 Steinway (c1920) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable stool with red leather top. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,500
5 Kemble (c1997) A Model Prestige upright piano in a traditional cherrywood satin case with yew wood inlaid front panel; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,200
6 Yamaha (c1987) A Model E108 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool with red velvet top. £800 - 1,200 £920
7 Steinway (c1893) A 6ft 11in 85-note Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,000
8 Bechstein (c1909) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. AMENDMENT Is no. 93189 (c1909) £1,000 - 1,500 £600
9 Yamaha (c1980) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
10 Steinway (c1903) An upright piano in a rosewood and inlaid case; together with an adjustable stool with green upholstered top. £2,500 - 3,500 £3,200
11 Blüthner (c1914) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood case on dual square tapered legs; together with a stool with buttoned black leather top. £800 - 1,200 £500
12 Ritmüller (c2017) A Model 122S upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,800
13 Yamaha (c1994) A traditional style upright piano in a walnut case. £700 - 900 £880
14 Steinway (c1920) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs on an ‘A’ frame; together with a brown adjustable stool with upholstered top. £5,000 - 7,000 £7,600
15 Steinway (c1921) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,200
16 LOT WITHDRAWN.
17 Steinway (c1920) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano has been restored by Steinway in the past. AMENDMENT There is no stool with this lot. 7,000 - 10,000 £10,000
18 Rönisch (c1990) A Model 120 upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,950
19 Piano Stool A John Austin adjustable piano stool with button leather top. £80 - 120 £170
20 Yamaha (c1983) A 6ft 3in hand-built Model S-400 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,800
21 Steinway (c1902) A Model E upright piano in a rosewood case. This piano has been restored in the past. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,000
22 Ritmüller (c2017) A Model 122S upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,800
23 Bösendorfer (c1972) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in a bright mahogany 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. £9,000 - 12,000 £9,500
24 Steinway (c1961) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano was restored by Steinway in 2005. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. AMENDMENT Is in a satin ebonised case. £14,000 - 18,000 £12,000
25 Bechstein (c2000) A 6ft Academy Model grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 10,000 £10,500
26 Steinway (c1932) A Model K Vertegrand upright piano in a mahogany case. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,600
27 Yamaha (c1996) A modern style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £750
28 Bechstein (c1884) A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £800 - 1,200 £1,300
29 Schiedmayer (c1973) A 6ft grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £3,000 - 5,000 £1,300
30 Steinway (c1975) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £10,000 - 15,000 £15,500
31 Steinmann A recent grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £600- 800 £420
32 Steinway (c1924) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 12,000 £10,000
33 Grotrian Steinweg (c1979) An upright piano in a modern bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
34 Reid Sohn A recent Model RS-118RI upright piano in a bright ebonised and chequer strung traditional style case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,150
35 Steinway (c1906) An upright piano in a rosewood case; together with a duet stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
36 Bechstein (c1911) A 6ft 7in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned octagonal legs; together with a stool with a button leather top. This piano has been restored in the past. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
37 Knight (c2002) An upright piano in a traditional bright mahogany case; together with a matching adjustable stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
38 Steinway (c1919) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs, together with a duet music stool and a separate music desk. AMENDMENT Is in a Satinwood case. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,200
39 Hamlyn Klein A recent upright piano in a traditional mahogany case; together with a stool. £700 - 1,000 £1,100
40 Weber (c1910) A 4ft 11in grand piano in an ebonised Chinoiserie lacquered case decorated with figural and foliate ornament; together with a stool. This piano was originally retailed by Harrods. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,800
41 Steinway (c1901) An upright piano in a rosewood case with front panels inlaid with a floral design and baluster front supports. 1,000 - 1,500 £1,400
42 Erard (c1892) A 7ft grand piano in a French Kingwood crossbanded case on turned and fluted legs; together with a stool. The frame bearing a signature 'Paderewski'. This piano was restored by the Early Keyboard Agency in 2003. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,250
43 Steinway (c1921) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,500
44 Bechstein (c2004) A 5ft 6in Model L grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a concert adjustable stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £10,000
45 Steinway (c1900s) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is in a Rosewood case. £5,000 - 7,000 £8,800
46 Bechstein (c1899) An upright piano in a mahogany case. £400 - 600 £1,150
47 LOT WITHDRAWN.
48 Bechstein (c2009) A 124cm ‘handbuilt’ Elegance Model upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £10,000 - 15,000 UNSOLD
49 Piano Stool A concert adjustable stool in an ebonised finish with a button leather top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
50 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. This piano has been sensitively restored. See back cover illustration. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 1in grand piano. £10,000 - 15,000 £6,500
51 Bentley (c2017) A Model 121S upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,800
52 Yamaha (c1974) A 5ft 7in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,500 - 4,500 £2,400
53 Steinway (c1952) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs, fitted with a self play system; together with a concert duet piano stool. This piano was fully restored in 2014. £15,000 - 20,000 UNSOLD
54 Yamaha (c2001) A Model V114N-S upright piano in a bright ebonised case fitted with a silent system; together with a matching duet stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,850
55 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs; together with a duet stool. This piano has been recently renovated. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,800
56 Kawai (c2009) A Model K-2 ATX upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case, fitted with an ‘AnyTime X’ silent/record player system; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,900
57 Steinway (c1896) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano was fitted with a new Steinway action and wrest plank in 1999. £8,000 - 12,000 £8,500
58 LOT WITHDRAWN.
59 Steinway (c1909) A Vertegrand upright piano. £800 - 1,200 £1,850
60 Schimmel (c2001) A 6ft Model T182 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching duet stool and cover. £8,000 - 12,000 £10,200
61 Bentley (c2017) A Model 121S upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 UNSOLD
62 Steinway (c1930) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. Originally selected and autographed by Madam Galli-Curci. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,800
63 LOT WITHDRAWN.
64 Framed picture entitled ‘The Music Room’ A print by the American artist Monica Ratliff, No. 59 of 125, approximately 4ft x 3ft showing a Steinway grand piano with other musical instruments. £100 - 200 £85
65 Framed picture entitled‘Tommy Norris Special’ A print by the American artist Monica Ratliff, No. 34 of 125, approximately 3ft x 3ft showing violin on a sofa with decorative designs. £100 - 200 £60
66 Blüthner (c1909) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. 1,500 - 2,000 £850
67 Steinway (c1925) A 5ft 10in New York Model O grand piano in a satinwood case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is in a maple case. £8,000 - 12,000 £8,500
68 John Broadwood & Son (c1901) A 'Manxman' upright piano in a Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott's Arts and Crafts oak case, with front doors bearing decorative strap hinges; together with a stool. The piano has been sympathetically restored. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
69 Steinway (c1976) A Model Z upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
70 August Forster (c1990) A 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool with dark red button leather top. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,600
71 Bechstein (c1898) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a Sheraton style mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. This piano was restored in 2007. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
72 Steinway (c1906) A Vertegrand upright piano in a mahogany and rosewood case. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £1,000 - 1,500 £650
73 Yamaha (c2005) A 6ft 11in Model S6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £20,000 - 25,000 UNSOLD
74 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool with black leather button top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
75 Steinway (c1928) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool with a leather top. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,000
76 LOT WITHDRAWN.
77 Bechstein (c1912) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on turned octagonal legs; together with an adjustable duet stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,950
78 Kawai (c1971) A modern style upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £400
79 Knight (c1980) An upright piano in a teak case. £400 - 600 £300
80 Steinway (c1923) A fine 6ft 11in Model B art cased grand piano in a mahogany and gilt metal mounted Louis XVI style case. The sides decorated with laurel leaf and ribbon ornament, raised on dual turned fluted, tapered legs united by stretchers and terminating in brass cappings and castors. This piano has been fully restored to showroom condition and is sold with an extensive history and provenance which includes the original buyer 1923 - 1927, private collector 1927 - 2000 and from 2000 to present day by the current owner. Full history available on request. See front cover illustration. £35,000 - 45,000 £25,000
81 Kawai (c2008) A recent upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £700 - 900 £1,650
82 Broadwood (c1908) A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. £400 - 600 £200
83 Kemble (c1994) A modern style upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £400 - 600 £580
84 Blüthner (c1990) A 5ft 5in Model 10 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,000
85 Steinway (c1938) A Model V upright piano in a satin mahogany case. This piano was restored by Steinway in 1992. £2,000 - 3,000 £4,800
86 Kawai (c2015) A 5ft Model GM10 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,200
87 Jaques Samuel by Bechstein A 120cm traditional upright piano in a bright ebonised case, made by the Bechstein Group for the piano shop Jaques Samuel. £1,200 - 1,800 £2,200
88 Yamaha (c1982) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a mahogany stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,600
89 Steinway (c1900) An upright piano in a bright rosewood case with panelled front and fluted baluster supports to the keyboard; together with a stool. This piano has been re-built and re-polished. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
90 LOT WITHDRAWN.
91 Blüthner (c1990) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £5,200
92 Yamaha (c1974) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,600 £1,550
93 Grotrian Steinweg A 5ft 5in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. AMENDMENT Is together with two stools. £2,000 - 4,000 £7,000
94 Laurence & Nash An upright piano in a traditional case with a panelled front and turned front supports. £500 - 700 £700
95 Bechstein (c2004) A 6ft 4in Model MP192 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £20,000 - 30,000 £12,000
96 Young Chang (c1980’s) A traditional style upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £400 - 600 £680
97 Yamaha (c1973) A 5ft 1in Model G1 grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano was restrung in the base with German strings. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,700
98 Kemble (c1956) A Mini Minx upright piano in a late Art Deco/fifties style case with light and dark contrasting woods with plank panelling above the fall and adjacent to the pedals. £600 - 800 £300
99 Blüthner (c1927) A 4ft 11in Model IV grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. This piano was fully restored by Blüthner in 2008. £4,000 - 6,000 £9,800
100 Longman & Broderip (c1800) A square piano in a mahogany case the nameboard inscribed 'By Royal Patent, Longman and Broderip, Musical Instrument Makers, No 26 Cheapside & No 13 Haymarket, London', flanked by inlaid swags, raised on a tray base with square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200 £450
101 Broadwood (c2002) A 4ft 9in Model K47 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,000
102 Rogers (c1930) A modern style upright piano in a satin mahogany case. AMENDMENT In a traditional style mahogany case. £400 - 600 £110
103 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,300
104 Bentley (c1969) A modern style upright piano in a satin walnut case. £200 - 400 £90
105 Steinway (c1985) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in a bright mahogany 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. £12,000 - 18,000 £17,000
106 Horugel (c1986) An upright piano in a modern bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £300 - 500 £200
107 Steinway (c1927) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. The piano has been re-polished in the past. Originally owned by Heddle Nash, the lyric tenor singer. £8,000 - 12,000 £7,000
108 Blüthner (c1982) A 6ft 3in Model VI grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £5,500
109 Yamaha (c2012) A Model YUS3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case, fitted with a silent system; together with a stool. £3,500 - 4,500 £5,200
110 Bösendorfer (c2007) A 9ft 6in Imperial concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £30,000 - 35,000 £33,000
111 Bechstein A 6ft 7in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
112 Bechstein (c1981) A 5ft 11in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; fitted with a piano disc system. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,200
113 Bentley (c1973) A modern style upright piano in a satin walnut case. £200 - 400 £50
114 Yamaha (c2012) A Model B1 upright piano with Silent System in a bright ebonised case. LATE ENTRY. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,500
115 No Lot.
116 No Lot.
117 No Lot
118 No Lot
119 No Lot.
120 *Trademark - Offenbach - UK00001475973 UK Intellectual Property Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date: 06-09-2018. You are able to renew the trademark six months prior to its renewal date and six months following. The cost to renew is £200, which gives a further ten years and the ongoing right to renew. Included in the sale are approximately four hundred short and three hundred long Offenbach piano nameplates. VAT on this Lot £500 - 1,000 £200
121 *Trademark - GBR Niendorf - UK00001475972 UK Intellectual Property Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date: 06-09-2018. You are able to renew the trademark six months prior to its renewal date and six months following. The cost to renew is £200, which gives a further ten years and the ongoing right to renew. Included in the sale are approximately two hundred standard brass nameplates, including fifteen gold and fifteen silver. VAT on this Lot £500 - 1,000 Unsold
122 *Trademark - Rosler - UK00001475970 UK Intellectual Property Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date: 06-09-2018. You are able to renew the trademark six months prior to its renewal date and six months following. The cost to renew is £200, which gives a further ten years and the ongoing right to renew. VAT on this Lot £500 - 1,000 £200
123 *Trademark - Calisia - UK00001475974 UK Intellectual Property Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date: 06-09-2018. You are able to renew the trademark six months prior to its renewal date and six months following. The cost to renew is £200, which gives a further ten years and the ongoing right to renew. VAT on this Lot £500 - 1,000 £200
124 *Trademarks and Domain - Steinbach - UK00001589084 plus Irish Patent Office - 162435 plus www.steinbachpiano.co.uk The Steinbach name sale includes two trademarks and a domain. 1. UK Intellectual Property Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date: 25-10-2021. You are able to renew the trademark six months prior to its renewal date and six months following. The cost to renew is £200, which gives a further ten years and the ongoing right to renew. 2. Irish Patent Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date 26-05-2021. 3. www.steinbachpiano.co.uk Domain included in the sale. Included in the sale are approximately one hundred and fifty short and two hundred long Steinbach piano nameplates. VAT on this Lot £1,500 - 2,000 £720
125 *Community Trademark - Wilh Steinmann - EUIPO - 000971853 European Union Intellectual Property Office - CTM - Community Trademark Class 15 - Musical instruments, parts and fittings. Renewal date 26-10-2018. You are able to renew the trademark and the cost to renew is currently 1,000 Euros. Included in the sale are approximately two hundred Wilh Steinmann and three hundred Steinmann piano nameplates. VAT on this Lot £1,000 - 2,000 UNSOLD
126 *Trademarks and Domain - Waldstein - EUIPO - 003779444 plus UKIPO - UK00001475975 plus www.waldsteinpiano.co.uk The Waldstein name sale includes two trademarks and a Domain. 1. European Union Intellectual Property Office - CTM - Community Trademark. Class 15 - Musical instruments, parts and fittings and accessories. Renewal date 4-5-2024. You are able to renew the trademark and the cost to renew is currently 1,000 Euros. 2. UK Intellectual Property Office Class 15 - Pianofortes and parts and fittings. Renewal date 6-9-2018. You are able to renew the trademark six months prior to its renewal date and six months following. The cost to renew is £200, which gives a further ten years and the ongoing right to renew. 3. www.waldsteinpiano.co.uk Domain included in the sale. Included in the sale are approximately ten piano names. VAT on this Lot £500 - 1,000 £400
127 *Domain name: www.acousticpiano.co.uk. VAT on this Lot £500 - 1,000 UNSOLD
128 *Community Trademark - Intermusic - EUIPO - 003310257 The Intermusic name sale includes one trademark. European Union Intellectual Property Office - CTM - Community Trademark. Class 15 - Musical instruments, parts and fittings. Renewal Date 14-08-2023. You are able to renew the trademark and the cost to renew is currently 1,000 Euros. VAT on this Lot AMENDEMENT This lot does not include www.intermusic.com £1,000 - 2,000 UNSOLD
129 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £130
130 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £130
131 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £100
132 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
133 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
134 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
135 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
136 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
137 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110
138 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £110