December 13th 2014 Auction Insight

December 13th 2014 Auction Insight

Make: Broadwood

Model: Cottage upright piano

SN: 46487

Year: c.1870

Est: £500.00 – £1,000.00

This 7 octave piano completed on 13/6/1871 (written date on key at treble) was a limited edition designed by John Reid for Prince Albert’s memorial that opened just over one year later in July 1872.

This piano has been restored and is finished in an ebony case with brass inlay covering the whole instrument & extra gilt work on the top and bottom panels. This instrument is fitted with Brass sconces

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Tradesmen and foremen who worked for Broadwood Piano Company between 1860’s and 1880’s have stamped their names as the quality control mark on action, keys and cabinet;

Inlay and gilt by: G. Wattson

Carved By: G. Thomas

Cabinet by: W. Fulton

Wrest plank & Sound board by: J. Nerve and F. L. Darling

Keyboard and Action by: Margerv and Seymour

Strings by: G. Thomas and V. Nerve

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Completely restored (4)

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

Britannia Piano Auctions: Broadwood Cottage Piano

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The UK central piano auction in Manchester has changed venue and is now held at:

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The Auction Room

Left Bank

Spinningfields

Manchester

M3 3ER

It is time to be thinking about the piano for you at the right price
If you have any questions about this auction insight or any other please don’t hesitate to contact us on:
Tel. 0161 977 0075
Email. info@britanniapianoauctions.com
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