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

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The catalogue for our Auction Sale of the 26th September 2019 will be online from Friday 6th September.

Last Sale Details for 27th June 2019

Lot No. Piano Estimate Price Realised
1 Kemble (c1997) An upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £750
2 Blüthner (c1930’s) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT (c1928) and is 5ft 6in. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,000
3 Bechstein London (c1930’s) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,600
4 Steinway (c1902) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case with turned and fluted front supports. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
5 Broadwood (c1980) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,500
6 Bechstein (c1908) An upright piano in an Arts & Crafts mahogany case with extended fronts, candle supports and lattice work front panel. Based on a design by Walter Cave. £800 - 1,200 £400
7 Bechstein (c1908) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £600
8 Blüthner (c1937) A 5ft 5in grand piano in a walnut case on cabriole legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,500
9 Kemble (c2004) A Model K12ZT upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,050
10 Steinway (c1912) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £8,300
11 Yamaha (c1967) A Model U1E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,600 £1,400
12 Kawai (c1986) A 5ft 5in Model KG-1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 4,000 £2,100
13 Kemble (c2004) A Model K12ZT upright piano in a bright mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,550
14 Essex (c2012) A Model UP116 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,500
15 Elysian (c1986) A 6ft 2in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,500 £1,650
16 Music Cabinet An Art Nouveau mahogany music cabinet, the rectangular top with three quarter gallery above five drawers and aperture, raised on shaped cut end supports, stamped JAMES SHOOLBRED & CO, 58cm wide. £150 - 200 £70
17 Bechstein (c1882) A 6ft 7in Model V grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £400 - 600 £320
18 August Forster (c1918) An upright piano in a rosewood case with a triple panelled front. £800 - 1,200 £550
19 Boston (c1998) A Model UP-125E upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,700
20 Steinway (c1937) A 5ft 1in Model S grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £4,900
21 Yamaha (c1973) A Model U1H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 1,700 £1,400
22 Steinway (c1904) A 5ft 10in Model O 88-note grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,600
23 Petrof (c2001) A Model P125 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,300
24 Wilhelm Steinberg (c2013) A 5ft Model P152 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
25 Blüthner (c1976) A Model M upright piano in a satin mahogany case; together with a stool. £800 - 1,200 £1,100
26 Henry Hardy (c1800) An early square piano in a mahogany banded case on a tray base with slender square tapered supports. The fascia bearing the inscription: Henricus Hardy Oxonii. £300 - 500 UNSOLD
27 Yamaha (c2003) A 5ft 3in Model C1L grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool and cover. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,200
28 Blüthner (c1972) A Model M upright piano in a bright mahogany modern style case; together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,300
29 Neumeyer An upright piano in a satinwood case decorated with painted classical scenes. £800 - 1,200 £3,200
30 Yamaha No (c2011) A 7ft 6in Model C7 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is fitted with a Disklavier. £15,000 - 20,000 £12,000
31 Yamaha (c1964) A Model U3C upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,500
32 Bluthner (c1905) A 6ft 3in Style VII grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £400 - 600 £800
33 Steinway (c1890) A Vertegrand upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. This piano has been recently fully restored. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,000
34 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft Model A1 grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with an ebonised adjustable concert stool with button upholstered leather top. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
35 Steinway (c1898) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a concert adjustable stool. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 11in Model B. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,200
36 John Morley (c1966) A 4 octave ‘Bach’ clavichord in a light mahogany case on 4 slender legs. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory and rosewood. Certificate No. 579458/01 £200 - 400 £280
37 Boston (c1997) A Model 125 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,800
38 Steinway (c1907) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable stool with brown leather top. £5,000 - 7,000 £8,000
39 Petrof (c2009) A Model 115 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,000
40 Bösendorfer (c1975) A 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano in a walnut 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. Certificate No. 580419/01. £8,000 - 12,000 £9,000
41 Yamaha (c1965) A Model U3C upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,500
42 Blüthner (c1923) A 7ft 6in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Does not have a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £800
43 Seidl & Sohn (c2002) An upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £1,000 - 1,500 £820
44 Petrof (c2010) A Model 131 upright piano in a satin ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is a Petrof Model 131 labelled on the fall 'Jaques Samuel'. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,000
45 Henry Tull A spinet, the nameboard inscribed: HENRICVS * TVLL * FECIT * LONDINI, in a walnut case with painted soundboard depicting flowers; on a separate trestle base with turned legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £520
46 Steinway (c1905) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £3,500
47 Bechstein, London (c1930’s) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,000
48 A square piano attributed to Doerner, Stuttgart, circa 1825 The book-matched walnut veneered case with rounded front corners, raised on four columnar legs. The six octave keyboard FF–f4 with bone naturals and ebony capped accidentals. Anglo-German action with check, two pedals, on a large lyre, controlling dampers and moderator. The soundboard with continuous, double-pinned bridge. Serial number 121 Width 164cm, depth 69cm, case height including lid and leg blocks 31cm. Literature: The Colt Clavier Collection Golden Jubilee 1944–1981, p. 25, (65) S341G. The Colt Clavier Collection Silver Jubilee 1944–1969, p. 20 S341. C. F. Colt with Anthony Miall, The Early Piano, p. 100. £600 - 800 £550
49 A square piano by Mott, London, circa 1825 The mahogany case with rounded front corners, raised on six turned and reeded legs. The curved rosewood veneered nameboard with inlaid foliate patterns and contrasting pierced panels flanking a green painted and foliate decorated plaque bearing the inscription: Improved. I:H:R: MOTT, 92 Pall Mall London. MAKER to his MAJESTY. The six octave keyboard FF–f4 with ivory naturals and ebony accidentals. Double action with mop-stick over-dampers controlled by the original pedal. Stamped on the wrestplank: 1464 IMPROVED PATENT GRAND SQUARES, I.H.R.MOTT , PALL MALL, LONDON. The divided bridge triple pinned. Serial number 1464 Width 173cm, depth 71cm, case height including lid and leg blocks 28cm. Literature: The Colt Clavier Collection Golden Jubilee 1944–1981, p. 27, (77) S356M. £600 - 800 £100
50 Bechstein (c1895) The 'Medieval Model' upright piano in an Arts & Crafts style mahogany case with extended front candle supports, strap-work hinges and pierced stylisted tulip top panel; designed by Walter Cave; together with a matching stool attributed to JS Henry. This piano has been fully restored. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,000
51 Yamaha (c1979) A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 2,000 £2,100
52 Elysian (c1984) A 7ft Model 213 grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,000
53 Schimmel (c1987) A Model 112 10C upright piano in a bright walnut case with cabriole front supports; together with a stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £2,200
54 Schiedmayer (c1975) A 5ft 6in grand piano in a bright walnut 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. Certificate No. 581008/01. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,900
55 Steinway (c1897) A 6ft 'old style' Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable concert stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
56 Bechstein (c1905) A fully reconditioned oblique strung upright piano fitted with a Piano Disc system with the accompanying 23 discs; together with a stool on cabriole legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £620
57 Ed Seiler (c1934) A 4ft 5in grand piano in a walnut case on cabriole legs. This piano was restored and re-strung in c2011. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,600
58 Gabriel Gaveau A 6ft grand piano in a quilted satinwood case with ormolu mounts; on turned and fluted supports. This piano was restored in 1999. £3,000 - 5,000 £1,550
59 Kawai (c2016) A 5ft Model GM10 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,300
60 Bösendorfer (c2000) A 9ft Model 275 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £18,000 - 22,000 £26,000
61 Yamaha (c1983) A Model U1A upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,800 - 2,200 £2,400
62 Gaveau (c1905) A 5ft grand piano in a rosewood quarter veneered case on turned and fluted legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £920
63 Piano Stool A Victorian piano stool with a round upholstered seat on a balustered pedestal base. £50 - 80 £55
64 Yamaha (c1962) A Model U3C upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,700 - 1,900 £1,250
65 Steinway (c1938) A 7ft 4in Model C grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. £10,000 - 15,000 £13,000
66 Wilson of Whitby (c1770) A George III spinet in a wing shaped mahogany case finely figured, crossbanded and with sycamore string. The nameboard with a boxwood tablet inscribed Wilson Whitby Fecit in fine calligraphy, the 5 octave (FF-f3 without the lowest F#), on the original moulded trestle stand. £3,000 - 5,000 £5,000
67 Yamaha (c1989) A 6ft 1in Model C3 Disklavier grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 UNSOLD
68 Petrof (c1993) A 5ft 10in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,000
69 Kawai (c2006) An upright piano in a modern style bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,600
70 Visionnaire Larix Piano Bar A bespoke grand piano style electronic keyboard in a bright ebonised case, on lazer cut stainless steel legs; together with a matching stool. Keyboard by Yamaha, manufactured by Visionnaire, designed by Samuele Mazza. £20,000 - 30,000 UNSOLD
71 Yamaha (c1994) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,750
72 Yamaha (c2016) A Model B2 SG2 Silent Series upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,950
73 Steinway (c1938) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a bright ebonised case bearing the serial number 1613, on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano was fully reconditioned in 2005. £18,000 - 22,000 £16,000
74 Bechstein (c1972) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £7,800
75 Steinway (c1926) A Model K upright piano in a fiddleback mahogany case. This piano has been restored in the past. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
76 Bechstein (c1913) A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs; together with an adjustable duet stool. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft Model A. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,800
77 Yamaha (c1975) A Model P2F upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £700 - 1,000 £820
78 Boston (c2000) A 5ft 2in Model 156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
79 Blüthner (c1911) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a ebonised case on later square tapering legs. This piano was rebuilt by Harrods in the 1960s. £2,000 - 3,000 UNSOLD
80 C Bechstein (c2005) A Model 124 Classic upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £8,600
81 Steinway (c1884) A 7ft 3in 85-note grand piano in a rosewood case on carved sabre legs; together with a stool on cabriole legs terminating in ball and claw feet. £5,000 - 7,000 £3,200
82 Petrof (c1989) A Model 100 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £700
83 Schiedmayer (c1924) A 6ft 7in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool and fitted cover. £1,000 - 1,500 UNSOLD
84 Bechstein (c1901) An overstrung upright piano in an ebonised case; together with a stool. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £600 - 800 £220
85 Boston (c2008) A 6ft 11in Model GP 215 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching adjustable concert stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £8,000
86 Steinway (c1978) A 6ft New York Model L grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £10,000 - 15,000 £9,500
87 R Lipp An early-twentieth century 5ft 1in grand piano in a rosewood case with dual swept supports. £1,000- 1,500 £620
88 Yamaha (c2010) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is a Model YUS1 Silent Series upright piano. £1,800 - 2,200 £3,400
89 Petrof (c1983) A 6ft grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 5ft 8in. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,800
90 Steinway (c1971) A 6ft 11in Model B 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. Certificate No. 579972/01. £20,000 - 25,000 £25,000
91 Piano Stool A mahogany concert adjustable stool with a buttoned leather seat. £100 - 150 £55
92 Steinway (c1878) A 9ft 88-note concert grand piano in a rosewood case with sabre legs; together with a stool. £7,000 - 10,000 £12,500
93 Yamaha (c1998) A Model M5J upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £600 - 800 £400
94 Elysian A 6ft 1in Model 185 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,300
95 Steinway (c1923) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,500
96 Kemble (c1997) An upright piano in a traditional bright ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,750
97 Blüthner (c1925) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a satin walnut case on square tapered legs; together with a stool and cover. This piano has been reconditioned and re-polished in the past. £2,000 - 4,000 £2,700
98 Yamaha (c1973) An upright piano in a modern style satin walnut case. £500 - 700 £400
99 Yamaha (c1999) A Model E108 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £600 - 800 £580
100 Bechstein (c1896) An 8ft 4in 88-note Model II Sheraton style grand piano, in a rosewood and boxwood strung case inlaid with ribbons and garlands, on dual square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 244cm (8ft) Model D. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,700
101 Yamaha (c2000) A Model E108 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £700 - 900 £620
102 Blüthner (c1923) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; with an Aliquot strung treble. This piano has been re-conditioned in the past. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
103 Yamaha (c2005) A Model C110A upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £500 - 700 £750
104 Boston (c2004) A 5ft 2in Model 156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. £5,000 - 7000 £5,800
105 Steinway (c1912) A 5ft 10 in 88-note Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,000
106 Yamaha (c1984) A Model M1J upright piano in a satin walnut case; together with a stool. £600 - 800 £650
107 Bechstein (c1923) A Model 7 upright piano in a rosewood case. £800 - 1,000 £1,500
108 Bösendorfer (c2003) A 6ft 7in Model 200 grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £22,000 - 28,000 £21,000
109 Yamaha (c1995) A Model M110N upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £1,200 - 1,800 £780
110 Steinway (c2007) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a concert adjustable stool. £40,000 - 45,000 £39,000
111 Yamaha (c2008) A Model RD1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £800
112 Yamaha (c1991) A 6ft 11in Model C6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £7,500
113 Yamaha (c1980) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,700
114 Bechstein (c1897) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a bright rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. This piano has been reconditioned. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,100
115 Yamaha (c1999) A Model E108 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £700 - 900 £580
116 Kawai (c2010) A 122cm Model K-3 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,800
117 Bechstein (c1890) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. £700 - 900 £1,150
118 Yamaha (c2000) A Model E108 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £700 - 900 £850
119 Bechstein (c1900’s) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. AMENDMENT (c1909) £1,000 - 1,500 £600
120 Boston (c2015) A 5ft 2in Model GP156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £6,500
121 Yamaha (c1998) LATE ENTRY An upright piano in a modern style satin mahogany case, fitted with a Silent System. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,000
122 Bechstein (c1909) LATE ENTRY A 6ft Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £500
123 Yamaha (c2013) LATE ENTRY A Model YU5S upright piano in a bright ebonised case, fitted with a silent system; together with headphones. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
123 A Piano Stool LATE ENTRY An ebonised adjustable concert stool. £100 - 150 £115
124 Yamaha (c2001) LATE ENTRY A Model U1N upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a stool. £1,800 - 2,200 £2,100
125 Bohemia (c2010) LATE ENTRY A 5ft 6in grand piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,000
126 Piano Stool A button down leather adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
127 Piano Stool A button down leather adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
128 Piano Stool A button down leather adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
129 Piano Stool A button down leather adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
130 Piano Stool A button down leather adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
131 Piano Stool A button down leather adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
132 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage. £130 - 160 UNSOLD
133 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage. £130 - 160 UNSOLD
134 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage. £130 - 160 UNSOLD
135 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage. £130 - 160 UNSOLD
136 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage. £130 - 160 UNSOLD
137 Piano Stool A duet double adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage. £130 - 160 UNSOLD