Square Piano by William Stodart, c.1826.

Remarkably stable and reliable square piano, solid mahogany case and lid, with black inlaid line, never sanded or shellac polished. Rosewood veneer around the key well, with inlaid brass lines. Original pedal. Soundboard has never split or required any repair. Has stood well in tune for months at a=415. The pitch could be raised. More photos on request.


Used Books for Sale:

A History of Pianoforte Pedalling, David Rowland, First Edn. 1993, Cambridge. 194 pages, condition: as new. £20 plus P&P [UK £3.00, elsewhere £5.00]

ISBN: 9780521402668







Company of Pianos, Richard Burnett, Finchcocks, 2004. Large format, 204 pages, condition very good. comes with a CD. £20 plus P&P [UK £5.00] SOLD

ISBN: 9781903942352







Fortepianos and their Music, Katalin Komlós, Oxford, 1995. 158 pages. condition: as new. £15 plus P&P [UK £3].

ISBN: 9780198164265









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Square Piano by Leonard Sÿstermans, 1797 — under restoration (June 2017 - completion expected July 2017) The oldest known piano by this maker, and the only one with its original array of pedals. Dimensions: 162 cm x 61 cm. Inlaid and bordered with satinwood and hareswood, all original parts except moderator. Maker's inscription on the soundboard indicates serial No. 130.








Square Piano by John Broadwood, 1808, under restoration (est. completion August 2017) Five and a half octaves. Escapement action. Pedal (replacement). Six turned and reeded legs, with brass castors. Dimensions: 166 cm x 62 cm. All original components (except pedal). All leather hinges in the action renewed. Ready for new strings and reassembly.


Plus a stock of piano cases, timber and spare parts.


Pictures and further details on request. (Please note: time wasters making vague or general enquiries will not be answered.. only specific enquiries about specific instruments.)



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