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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.

Marshall & Rose upright Angelus Player, restored.

An upright Marshall & Rose model 17 (85-note-piano) fitted with the Angelus player action, circa 1914. This instrument has been restored, including re-stringing, piano action overhaul, all bellows re-covered etc, and is in a very attractive rosewood case. Manual roll-tracking. Excellent ivory keys. The player action is the conventional type of pneumatic stack, not the ... read more

Steck Duo-Art baby grand, restored, walnut casework, with stool & rolls.

Steck model 3H electric-only Duo-Art baby grand, circa 1933. Beautiful walnut casework, with cabriole legs. The instrument has been restored throughout, including re-stringing, piano action and Duo-Art action. Matching stool. A selection of Duo-Art rolls included. Situated in east Kent. £4,000 or near offer, possible part-exchange for larger (Weber?) Duo-Art grand. ... read more

Steinway model K Duo-Art upright, electric-only. RESERVED.

Available soon, a 1922 Steinway upright electric Duo-Art. This has the 6-exhauster ‘steamboat’ pump. The mahogany case is in very good condition. The piano action and Duo-Art action require restoration, and it would benefit from being re-strung. These are top-quality instruments which were very expensive when new. This will be available either un-restored, or restored ... read more

Marshall & Wendell Ampico Baby Grand, Restored. SOLD.

A Marshall & Wendell Ampico 5’/153cm baby grand, made in the USA in 1924. This instrument was fully rebuilt about 20 years ago (including restringing, re-polishing, and rebuilding of the piano action and the Ampico action). It plays very well indeed. Including 50 Ampico rolls in a non-matching cabinet, and a piano stool. £7,250. Further ... read more

Steinway upright Model K Pianola

Steinway upright Model K pedal-operated Pianola, 1920. Fully-restored some years ago and in very good condition throughout. Mahogany case. A good collection of music rolls included. Further details and pictures to follow. ... read more

Steinway model O pedal/electric Duo-Art grand, to be restored.

Steinway & Sons model O pedal/electric Duo-Art grand.                                                                                               ... read more

Morley Baby Grand player piano, Higel action. Restored.

A baby grand player piano by Morley of London, circa 1930. 155cm / 5’1″ long. Fitted with the Higel 88-note player action. This instrument was fully restored about ten years ago, including re-stringing and re-polishing. Reduced to £3,500 including stool and a good selection of rolls. ... read more

Art Case Steck 65-note Upright

This is a Steck model 3 upright, the piano was made at the Aeolian Company factory in Gotha, Germany in 1910. The casework is veneered in figured mahogany with inlaid borders and banding, and is very high-quality. The Pianola action is a 65-note one, the stack and exhausters all being fitted beneath the key-bed. The ... read more

Marshall & Wendell Ampico upright.

Marshall & Wendell upright Ampico reproducing piano, circa 1925. In good condition, but not used for a few years so it will be fully overhauled, regulated and tuned before sale. Dark mahogany case. Ampico rolls included. Further details and pictures to follow. ... read more

Feurich Welte-Mignon upright (T100 “Red”)

Feurich Red Welte upright, 1923. A large handsome piano, the Welte action was restored some years ago, and the piano action overhauled at that time. This piano is unusual, in that it has levers to manually operate the expression system if required – in a similar way to Duo-Art and Ampico instruments – and the ... read more