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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 & Wendell Ampico upright, unrestored.

A Marshall & Wendell upright Ampico, which is original and unrestored. It requires full restoration. An opportunity to acquire a “restoration project” for a very reasonable price – £275, including some Ampico rolls. Further details and pictures on request. ... read more

Feurich Welte-Mignon upright (T100 “Red”) Available soon.

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. It will be available later in 2018 or early 2019. Further details on request. ... read more

Steck Duo-Art baby grand, restored, walnut casework.

Steck model 3 electric-only Duo-Art baby grand, circa 1933. Beautiful walnut casework, with cabriole legs. The instrument has been restored throughout, including re-stringing. Matching stool. Situated in east Kent. £6,000 or near offer, possible part-exchange for larger (Weber?) Duo-Art grand. ... read more

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. SOLD.

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

Available Soon…..

STEINWAY Model K upright 88-note Pianola, circa 1913/14, rebuilt in recent years, rolls and stool included. Please enquire for further details. AEOLIAN Model 3 upright Pianola, circa 1927, recently overhauled and in very good playing condition. One of the smaller Aeolian models. £1,500 ... 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

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

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

Steinway model K upright. SOLD.

  This instrument was made in 1910 as a Themodist Pianola (foot-pumped), and was converted by the owner in the 1980’s to Pedal/Electric Duo-Art. It has been re-strung, and the case (rosewood, we believe) has been re-finished. There is some work to be done, as the piano has not been used for several years – ... read more

Steinway model ‘O’ Duo-Art Grand Pianola Piano. SOLD

Steinway model O, pedal/electric Duo-Art. This instrument was made at Steinway’s factory in Hamburg in 1925, then shipped to the Aeolian Company’s factory in Hayes, England where the Pianola action was fitted. It has been re-polished and re-strung, and the Pianola action has been partlyrestored. The piano action has not yet been started. Very few ... read more