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A printed catalogue is available two weeks prior to each sale by sending a cheque for £6.00, or £20 for a year's subscriptions of four catalogues, to:

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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Future Sale Dates for our quarterly auctions held at Conway Hall London WC1

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Last Sale Details for 20th September 2018

Lot No. Piano Estimate Price Realised
1 Steinway (c1893) An upright piano in an ebonised case; together with an ebonised stool with storage under a fabric top. £700 - 1,000 £700
2 Kawai (c1985) A 6ft 1in Model GS-30 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,100
3 Bechstein (c1925) A 5ft 10in Model M grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching duet stool with leather top. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,300
4 Steinway (c1936) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £8,000 - 12,000 £6,200
5 Broadwood (c1995) A Model Imperial upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a matching stool. £700 - 900 £700
6 Steinway (c1939) A Model Z upright piano in a walnut case with cabriole front supports; together with a piano chair with cabriole legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £4,000
7 Bechstein London (c1930’s) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a figured walnut case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,800
8 Steinway (c1903) A 6ft old style 85-note Model A grand piano in a rosewood and boxwood strung case on dual square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 2in. £5,000 - 7,000 £3,800
9 Ballindamm A recent Model B-133 upright piano in a bright ebonised case with cabriole front supports. £1,000 - 1,500 £900
10 Blüthner (c1935) A 5ft grand piano in an oak case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,150
11 Yamaha (c2016) A Model B3E upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool with black leather top. AMENDMENT The stool has a leatherette top. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,800
12 Steinway (c1920) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,000
13 Irmler (c2007) A Model 122 upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,050
14 Lot Withdrawn. NO LOT
15 Steinway (c1919) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,000
16 Blüthner (c1930’s) A 5ft 1in Style 11 grand piano in a fiddleback mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 UNSOLD
17 Zimmermann by Bechstein (c2015) A Model 120 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,500
18 Steinway (c1914) A 6ft 4in New York ex-pianola grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,500
19 Carl Seiler Japan A recent Model 133D upright piano in a bright ebonised case with cabriole front supports. £1,000 - 1,500 £900
20 Steinway (c1925) A Model K upright piano in an ebonised case. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,300
21 Hoffmann by Bechstein (c2010) A 4ft 8in Model 147 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool with black leather top. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,200
22 Yamaha (c2014) A Model N1 Avantgrand Digital grand piano in an ebonised finish; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,300
23 Yamaha (c1963) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,600 - 1,800 £1,600
24 Blüthner (c1948) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
25 Steinway (c1924) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 £5,200
26 Music Cabinet An Edwardian carved mahogany music cabinet enclosed by a glazed panelled door decorated with swag and foliate ornament on shaped bracket feet. £150 - 250 £60
27 Bechstein (c1910) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a Sheraton style mahogany and boxwood strung case, on dual square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £750
28 Rud. Ibach (c1902) An ornate overstrung underdamped upright piano in an ebonised and figured walnut case, the front panel bearing sconces. This piano has been re-conditioned. £700 - 1,000 £550
29 Steinway (c1910) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 £5,800
30 Kawai (c2012) A Model K-15 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £880
31 Steinway (c1887) An 85-note 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned legs and on an ‘A’ frame. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,000
32 Steinbach (c2007) A Model 108 upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is in a modern style case. £700 - 1,000 £520
33 Yamaha (c1975) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,200 £1,900
34 Schimmel (c1999) A 6ft Model 182 TE-1 grand piano in a Louis XVI style mahogany case, the fall and music desk being inlaid with floral designs; raised on turned and fluted legs. £7,000 - 10,000 £8,000
35 Piano Stool Lanzani concert adjustable stool with a buttoned dark blue velour top and turned and faceted legs. £100 - 150 £160
36 Piano Stool Lanzani concert adjustable stool with a buttoned dark blue velour top and turned and faceted legs. £100 - 150 £180
37 Blüthner (c1935) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,000
38 Yamaha (c1986) A Model M1SR upright piano in a bright walnut case; together with a stool. £700 - 1,000 £800
39 Music Cabinet An Edwardian mahogany and satinwood banded music cabinet enclosed by a glazed panelled door on bracket feet. £150 - 250 £110
40 Schimmel (c2015) A Model K122 Elegance upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,400
41 Grotrian Steinweg (c2010) A 6ft 3in Model 192 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £12,000 - 18,000 £12,000
42 Bechstein (c1909) A 6ft 7in Model V grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,300
43 Yamaha (c1976) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,200 UNSOLD
44 Steinway (c1884) A Model E upright piano in a mahogany case; together with a duet stool. £800 - 1,200 £500
45 Steinway (c1909) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £10,000 - 12,000 £10,000
46 Schimmel (c1969) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
47 C Bechstein (c2000) A Model 116 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
48 Blüthner (c1974) A 5ft 5in Model 10 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,100
49 Piano Stool A mahogany concert adjustable piano stool with leather top. £80 - 120 £95
50 Steinway (c1932) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in an Art Deco satin walnut and coromandel crossbanded case raised on slab supports; together with a similar styled cabinet. £25,000 - 30,000 UNSOLD
51 Challen (c1930’s) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a Chinoiserie case on a green lacquered base; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £600
52 Kawai (c1982) A 6ft 1in Model GS-30 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,800
53 Yamaha (c1981) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,200 £2,100
54 Steinway (c1927) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,200
55 Steen Nielsen Denmark (c1970’s) An unusual hammerspinet with one string per note and built with a 'harpsichord' stop that allows it to imitate a harpsichord sound in addition to a normal light piano tone. Length 4ft width 3ft 2in, in a Danish design rosewood case; together with a rosewood and leather stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the case being constructed from Brazilian rosewood. £1,000 - 1,500 £700
56 Yamaha (c1988) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 4,000 UNSOLD
57 Yamaha (c1985) A Model M1J upright piano in a satin walnut case; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is in a bright walnut case. £600 - 800 £650
58 Steinway (c1900) A 6ft 11in 88-note Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is on turned and fluted 'elephant' legs; together with a stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £9,500
59 Gaveau (c1926) A 5ft 10in grand piano in a quarter grain veneer case on turned legs. £3,000 - 4,000 UNSOLD
60 John Broadwood AMENDMENT No 47350 (c1902) A barless grand piano in an Arts and Crafts mahogany case, the keyboard enclosed by a pair of hinged panel doors with strapwork hinges, raised on dual square tapered legs united by stretchers. In the style of Charles Robert Ashbee who designed similar grands for Broadwood From the Broadwood archives it is shown as a ‘No 5 steel barless drawing room grand, the case in Spanish mahogany, with steel hinges to order’. It was supplied to Sidney Leetham Esq, of Elm Bank, York. The Leethams were one of York’s leading families at the time. £15,000 - 20,000 UNSOLD
61 Hornung & Möller (c1919) A 6ft 6in Art Cased grand piano, in a Louis XV style carved walnut and gilt decorated case, raised on foliate and scroll cabriole legs. This piano has been fully restored. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,000
62 Palatino Hybrid Piano An 88-note digital piano with a traditional grand piano action in a bright ebonised case. £800 - 1,200 £320
63 Yamaha (c1971) A Model U3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2 200 £2,100
64 Kawai (c2005) AMENDMENT CHANGE OF PIANO A 5ft 5in Model RX1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 2,500 £3,100
65 *Yamaha (c1981) A 9ft Model CFIII concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a Model CFII. £15.000 - 20,000 UNSOLD
66 Schimmel (c1987) A Model 121 upright piano in an antique style walnut case fitted with brass candle sconces. AMENDMENT Is together with a matching stool. £2,500 - 3,000 £3,300
67 Blüthner (c1930) A 5ft 6in grand piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,000
68 Steinway (c1884) A 6ft 1in 85-note grand piano in a rosewood case on later cabriole legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,600
69 Kemble (c2004) A 5ft 8in Model KC 173 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,100
70 Steinway (c1971) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a cover. £20,000 - 25,000 £35,000
71 Piano Stool A Steinway adjustable stool with button leather top. £100 - 150 £130
72 Bechstein (c1910) A 7ft 4in Model C grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered supports, on an ‘A’ frame. AMENDMENT Please note that the sustain pedal has broken off. £800 - £1,200 £1,950
73 Yamaha (c1976) A Model U3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,200 £2,000
74 Steinway (c1910) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,200
75 Yamaha (c2015) A Model B2E 2ES upright piano in a bright ebonised case with a silent system. £1,800 - 2,200 £2,400
76 Ibach (c1984) A 7ft grand piano in a fiddle-back mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £7,000
77 Broadwood (c1799) A square piano in a mahogany case banded with boxwood and ebony on a tray base, the fascia inscribed ‘John Broadwood & Son, London 1799 Patent Great Pulteney Street Golden Square’. Restored by David Hunt approximately 25 years ago. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,550
78 Blüthner (c1924) A 5ft 9in Model 5 grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,500
79 Steinway (c1884) An upright piano in a rosewood case; together with a Victorian round piano stool on 4 turned supports £800 - 1,200 £600
80 Fazioli (c2000) A 7ft Model 212 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £25,000 - 30,000 £31,000
81 Steinway (c1913) A 5ft 7in New York Model M grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 UNSOLD
82 Yamaha (c2001) A Model C109 upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £720
83 Erard (c1803) A square piano in an Empire mahogany and gilt metal mounted case raised on turned tapered fluted legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,300
84 Yamaha (c2002) A Model P660QA Queen Anne upright piano in a satin cherry case; together with a stool. £700 - 1,000 £520
85 Broadwood (c1908) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned legs. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £1,000 - 1,500 £780
86 Eavestaff An upright piano in a light wood modern style case. £400 - 600 £190
87 Steinway (c1908) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright burr walnut case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored and re-built. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £15,000 - 20,000 £15,000
88 Steinway (c1908) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,200 - 1,800 £950
89 Challen (c1930’s) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a black lacquered Chinoiserie decorated case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £800 - 1,200 £1,700
90 Steinway (c1906) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany and boxwood strung case, on slender fluted dual-legs; together with a stool. £15,000 - 20,000 UNSOLD
91 Yamaha (c2015) A Model U3SH upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with headphones and matching stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
92 Steinway (c1893) A 6ft 11in 88-note Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £5,000
93 Broadwood An early 20th Century grand piano in the Sheraton style the case inlaid with garlands, ribbons and musical instrument motifs, on dual square tapered legs; together with a mahogany stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,000
94 Ritter (c2009) A 4ft 8in Model 145 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapering legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,250
95 Yamaha (c1997) A Model U3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching adjustable stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,100
96 Kawai (c1987) A 6ft 1in Model GS-40 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,000
97 Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored and re-built. AMENDMENT Is together with a concert adjustable stool. £15,000 - 20,000 £14,000
98 Yamaha (c1998) A Model MP1-PE upright piano in a bright ebonised case, fitted with a silent system. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,100
99 Piano Stool A John Austin piano stool in a bright ebonised finish. £100 - 150 £40
100 Bösendorfer (c1983) A 9ft 6in Imperial concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £20,000 - 25,000 £20,000
101 C Bechstein (c2005) A Model 124 upright piano in a bright ebonised case with chrome front supports; together with a matching stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £8,000
102 Steinway (c1934) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. This piano was restored in the past by Harrods. £8,000 - 12,000 £6,000
103 Blüthner (c1900) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on turned fluted legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £500
104 Zimmermann (c1986) A 4ft 9in Model 145 grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
105 Lot Withdrawn. NO LOT
106 Michael Thomas A 4 ½ octave clavichord in a walnut case on slender square tapering supports. £300 - 500 £110
107 Steinway (c1923) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 88-note 3 pedal grand piano. £7,000 - 9,000 £10,500
108 Bechstein (c2013) A Millennium Model 116 Contemporary upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £6,000
109 Blüthner (c1984) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool with storage under a leather top. AMENDMENT The stool has a leatherette top. £3,000 - 5,000 £1,700
110 Steinway (c1989) A Model K upright piano in a satin ebonised case. £10,000 - 13,000 £8,800
111 Lot Withdrawn. NO LOT
112 Edelweiss (c2014) A 5ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 2in. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,650
113 Arnold Dolmetsch (c1953) A harpsichord in a triangular mahogany case with a four foot and harp stops. £400 - 600 £100
114 Yamaha (c2010) A Model RD1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 UNSOLD
115 Elysian (c1983) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a Lanzani 53814 mahogany piano stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,750
116 Welmar (c1939) An upright piano in a traditional style mahogany case. £300 - 500 £100
117 Blüthner (c1905) A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs. £800 - 1,200 £300
118 Welmar (c1986) An upright piano in a modern style mahogany case. £300 - 500 £460
119 Bechstein (c1900’s) A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £700 - 1,000 £200
120 Yamaha (c2000) LATE ENTRY A 7ft 6in Model C7L grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £10,000 - 12,000 £12,000
121 Zender (c1978) LATE ENTRY A small modern style upright piano in a teak case; together with a stool. £300 - 500 £110
122 Lot Withdrawn. NO LOT
123 Pleyel (c2006) LATE ENTRY An upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,100
124 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
125 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
126 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 UNSOLD
127 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £95
128 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
129 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
130 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
131 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
132 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
133 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
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