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1st Day of Viewings….

Today was the 1st day of viewings and the bids are in already. We thought it would be nice to share a selection of pictures with you of the pianos around the room. We took the pictures after we had closed at 8pm so you didn’t have to see the scarfs and jackets !

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Here is a nice shot of Lot 24. Bechstein Model E concert grand

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Not to sure Beethoven is happy about being sold again !

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction Beethoven Bust

From left to right can you name the piano makes?

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Bluthner & a late entry that arrived today:

August Forster Arts and Crafts style upright Est. £200 – 300 !

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

What makes do you recognise here?

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Oh the captions we could of wrote for this photo!

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

A concert grand for £1000 – £2000……

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Its like a scene from a pianist dream…

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Lot No. 1 Kawai Anytime piano Est.£1,000 – £2,000 !

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction Kawai

This is an extra lot:

Lot 47 A Bluthner upright piano in an ebonised case Est. £500 – 1,000

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Two classic makers

Bechstein & Steinway, Both with fretwork music desks

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

A Timeless classic…

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Chappell and Bluthner

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

This Yamaha C5 piano has a base that could take on most pianos of similar size and bigger

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

Well here is the last pic of the 1st viewing day after we closed the doors.  I hope you have enjoyed having a ‘cyber’ look round the room and we do hope to see you tomorrow or Saturday.

On Saturday the doors open 9am the auction opens 12 noon

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction buy sell best way

Britannia Piano Auctions Christmas Auction

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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

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Britannia Piano Auctions Location

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

An online listing will be on the website a week prior to the auction. We also have each auction live online where you can register to bid, if you would like details on live internet bidding then please call or email us.

Our fully illustrated catalogue for the December auction is available to purchase from us and is delivered to your door at a cost of £5.00, or, you can request a yearly subscription for £20.00 so you don’t miss an auction.

Britannia Piano Auctions December Christmas Auction In Manchester UK Buy Sell Steinway Yamaha Bluthner Kawai Bechstein Yamaha Best

Britannia Piano Auctions December Christmas Auction

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A Guide To What Happens At Our Auctions

In just over a week many leading makes of piano will be for sale in our auction room. It’s time to ‘dust the cobwebs away’ and brush up on your auction knowledge. This short video offers you a step by step guide on how the auction room functions and how easy it is to win the lot that you are interested in.

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April 5th 2014 Auction Insight No. 4

We are just over a week away from the April piano auction in Manchester. Throughout this week and next we will be showing you some of the pianos that will be on offer in the auction room. And remember if you have never been to one of our auctions then a short & very helpful video guide is available on our website home pageThe video guide explains what you can expect from start to finish when buying a piano in the auction room.

 

Steinway Grand Piano

Model: B

SN: 91245

 

Description: An ebonised model B grand piano by Steinway & Sons. The pedal lyre is finished with two

turned columns and raised on elephant legs.

 

Auction Est: £10,000.00 – £15,000.00

Images:

Britannia Piano Auctions April 2014 Auction Steinway Model B Ebonised

Britannia Piano Auctions: Steinway Model B

Britannia Piano Auctions Steinway Model B April Auction Manchester London Crawford Conway Ebonised house Hall

Britannia Piano Auctions: Steinway Model B

ImageBritannia Piano Auctions Steinway Model B April Auction Manchester London Crawford Conway Ebonised house Hall

Britannia Piano Auctions: Steinway Model B

Britannia Piano Auctions Steinway Model B April Auction Manchester London Crawford Conway Ebonised house Hall

Britannia Piano Auctions: Steinway Model B

With just over a week until the UK April piano auction in Manchester it is time to be thinking about the piano for you.

If you have any questions about this insight or any other please don’t hesitate to contact us on:

Tel. 0161 977 0075
Email. info@britanniapianoauctions.com

An online listing will be on the website later this week. However, our fully illustrated catalogue for the April auction is available to purchase from us by telephone or email and is delivered 1st class to your door at a cost of £5.00

April Auction Catalogue:

Britannia Piano Auctions Steinway Yamaha April Auction Manchester London Crawford Conway catalogue house Hall

April 5th 2014 Catalogue is £5.00 delivered to your door (1st class)

 

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April 5th 2014 Auction Insight No. 2

Bechstein Grand Piano

Model: A

SN: 23211

Auction Est. £2,000.00 – £3,000.00

This Bechstein 6ft model A grand piano is in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. This instrument is complete with an upholstered  stool.

 

A clear front view of the piano:

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

A view from the rear of the instrument showing the strings and frame:

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

The Piano stands on very elegant duel tapered legs:

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

The mahogany stool that accompanies this piano is upholstered in a red and gold diamond pattern. It can house sheet music and is on ball and claw feet:

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

Here you can clearly see the keyboard and the ‘spiders web’ music desk:

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

Britannia Piano Auctions Bechstein Model A April 5th 2014 Auction

With under three weeks until the UK April piano auction in Manchester its time to be thinking about the piano for you.

If you have any questions about this insight or any other please don’t hesitate to contact us on:

Tel. 0161 977 0075
Email. info@britanniapianoauctions.com

An online listing will be on the website two weeks prior to the auction. However, our fully illustrated catalogue for the April auction is available to purchase from us by telephone or email and is delivered to your door at a cost is £5.00

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April 5th 2014 Auction Insight

Yamaha 6ft 3” Grand Piano

Model: S400

SN: 4320863

Auction Est: £7,000.00 – £9,000.00

This Yamaha S400 grand piano is in a black polyester casing on square tapered legs:

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

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Britannia Piano Auctions: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano In The April 5th 2014 Auction

With under a month until the UK April piano auction in Manchester its time to be thinking about the piano for you.

If you have any questions about this insight or any other please don’t hesitate to contact us on:

Tel. 0161 977 0075
Email. info@britanniapianoauctions.com

An online listing will be on the website two weeks prior to the auction. However, our fully illustrated catalogue for the April auction is available to purchase from us by telephone or email and is delivered to your door at a cost is £5.00

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Bargains To Be Had At Our Christmas Piano Auction tomorrow at 12 noon!

Tomorrow morning our Christmas piano auction opens for viewing at 9am and the auction opens 12 noon.  Everywhere you look you will see bargains!

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Yamaha SU118 upright Est. £2,550 – £3,500

Bechstein model A grand Est. £2,000 – £3,000

Boston GP156 grand Est. £4,000 – £5,000

Yamaha U3 upright Est. £1,500 – £2,000

Ibach Grand est. £2,000 – £3,000

And the list goes on and on and on….

Tomorrow selected pianos range from opening estimates of £200!

So its time to put a piano in your home at a bargain price and enjoy it for many years to come.

With so many to choose from there is an opportunity for everyone to go home with the best Christmas present yet!

Unsure about the auction process? Watch our video guide that explains what happens and how you go about registering & bidding in the auction room:

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Details For The Christmas Piano Auction

Details For The Christmas Piano Auction

What will be under your tree this year?

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