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Lot 11: A Bechstein With History

This Bechstein piano is available in our September auction a week today, there are many Bechstein Model B pianos available but this model comes with a history worth talking about and has been maintained to a high standard for the concert platform.

A Brief History of the Society’s Bechstein Piano

Make: Bechstein

Model: B

Serial Number: 81867 (1906)

     Lot 11

Purchased by the Society in 1956, from the Arts Council.
Prior to that a piano was hired from the NW Region of the Arts Council when required.

In 1990 the instrument was restrung, action keyboard & pedals were overhauled and the case was repolished.

After having 15 years of good use the action was replaced again In 2005.

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

During its 54 years in the Society’s possession many recitals at the instrument have been given by some very distinguished pianists including:

John Ogden

Steven Kovacevizc

Peter Katin

Liza Fuchsova

Paul Hamburger

Martin Roscoe

Mark Bebbington

Bechstein Model B John Ogden Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

Bechstein Model B John Ogden Britannia Piano Auctions 2014

This piano comes with a full history of concert performances and a copy of programs for selected pianists with a letter of provenance from the society.

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Britannia Piano Auctions September 2014 Catalogue now available from us at £5 delivered to your door

Britannia Piano Auctions September 2014 Catalogue now available from us at £5 delivered to your door

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