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Instruments and Accessories For Sale

88-Note Upright Pedal PlayerIn addition to the instruments listed here, 88-note upright pedal players to suit all tastes and pockets are usually available.

If you are seeking a particular make or model of instrument not listed here, we may be able to obtain it for you.

Bluthner Solophonola upright, 1925.

Blüthner Solophonola upright, made in 1925. A high-quality instrument with the Hupfeld player action. Rosewood case, which has faded in places. Good ivory keys. The player action could benefit from an overhaul and the re-covering of some of the bellows. We would undertake this if required, or it can be used in its present condition ... read more

Hopkinson upright with Higel player action, 1931.

The piano action and player action were repaired by us 18 years ago. The piano has been regularly tuned for many years. It will be overhauled before being sold, and comes with a large quantity of music rolls (approximately 100). The casework would benefit from some improvement, and this is reflected in the price of ... read more

Orchestrelle model V with rolls. SOLD.

Orchestrelle model V player reed-organ, early 1900’s. The walnut case is in very good condition. It has been well-maintained over the years, plays very well, and comes with about 90 58-note music rolls. Price £1100 or near offer. Picture available on request. ... read more

Steck upright Pianola, pedal-only Duo-Art. SOLD.

This Steck model 9 was made in 1923, it is a pedal-only or “half” Duo-Art. It has been re-tubed recently, and plays quite well though would benefit from an overhaul and a little work. The casework is quite good. It has been in the same family for many years. It comes with a large (nearly 200) ... read more

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Rogers Ampico 5′ / 1.5M grand, satin-finished figured mahogany case, much work done to player action – RESERVED Weber model 50 upright 88-note Pianola, re-strung, new hammers, much work done to Pianola action,   ... read more

Music Roll Cabinet. SOLD.

An original music roll cabinet, circa early 1920’s. Dimensions: Height 103cm x width 52.5cm x depth 46.5cm. Mahogany. Can hold approximately 60 – 70 rolls depending on size. In good original condition. £150. ... read more

Harmonium by Mason & Hamlin

This is a Harmonium reed organ by Mason & Hamlin, who were manufacturers of high-quality instruments in America. This particular instrument is complete, but in need of restoration.  £150     ... read more

Gaveau Duo-Art electric grand, rebuilt, situated in S W France.

Gabriel Gaveau Duo-Art grand, electric-only, fully rebuilt. The instrument is situated near St Girons in the Ariege department in South-west France. To quote the owner: “The piano woodwork and inside was completely restored to “as new” condition in 2012 (including changing strings, hammers, felts, etc.) and the Duo Art mechanism was also restored to “as ... read more

Angelus 88-note ‘Push-Up’ for restoration, extremely rare.

This is an 88-note ‘Push-Up’ or ‘Vorsetzer’, made by the Wilcox & White Company in the USA probably before World War 1.  It incorporates the patent Angelus pouch-action, whereby the piano key-playing fingers are operated by thin leather membranes that move when vacuum is applied under them. It is complete and in need of full ... read more

Weber model 12 electric Duo-Art grand in Sheraton-style case.

A very handsome 6′ (183cm) Weber electric Duo-Art grand in a special Sheraton-style figured mahogany case with inlaid banding. This very special instrument was made at the Aeolian Co factory in Hayes, England, in 1928. The casework was very likely a special order for a customer. It is an electrically-pumped Duo-Art, but it could be ... read more