FOR SALE

 

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.

 

Harpsichord by Michael Cole, 1990. SOLD

Commissioned by David Walters (organ & harpsichord hire) and used in many concerts and recordings. It was made to David's specification — keyboard GG to d3 chromatic, transposing facility baroque pitch or A=440, lightweight and easy to transport. It was damaged about six years ago, but has been thoroughly repaired by Michael Cole. The block registers have been converted to upper and lower. It comes with tuning hammer, music desk, and heavy duty travel bag. Details on request.

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Square Piano by John Watlen, c.1815, SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

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Having made the decision to cease trading, I intend to put all of my stock up for sale. This will include the following instruments:

Clementi & Co. grand piano 1804 — SOLD

Square Piano, by Charles Lemme, Paris, 1817

Clavichord by Adam Swainson, modified by Michael Cole — not playing, only needs new strings

Square Piano by John Broadwood, 1798 — not playing, partially restored SOLD

Square Piano by Leonard Systermans, 1797 — now under restoration (April 2017)

Square Piano by John Broadwood, 1808, under restoration (April 2017)

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

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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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