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Schimmel pianos are becoming more popular today in the UK than ever. Their Konzert series & International series receive the best reviews, Schimmel’s grand and upright piano range are an example of quality modern piano production. This Model 112 in our September 2016 auction in Manchester is no exception. A modern Schimmel upright piano estimated £2,000 – £3,000. Can you afford to let someone else buy this ?

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Auction Date: Thursday 15th September 2016

(Doors open 9am auctions commences 12:00 noon)

Make: Schimmel

Model: 112

Year: C.1990

Est: £2,000 – £3,000

 

Description:

A Model 112 upright piano in a mahogany case, this piano is in showroom condition and is sold with a matching John Austin single stool in a fawn upholstery.

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As you can see this piano is in showroom condition and is a stunning example of the Model 112 upright piano produced by Schimmel. This piano would suite any modern or traditional style home. Come along to our viewing days and test the piano out.

Where else could you buy this type of quality grand piano at this price?

There are always bargains to be found in our auction room!

It is time to be thinking about the piano for you at the right price

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Catalogue amendments for Tuesdays auction

There are some amendments in the catalogue for Tuesdays auction. All changes have been amended in the online catalogue so you can download the fresh and updated version now.

 

These changes include the following:

Lot 1. ( Description edit)

Grotrian Steinweg C.1973
A Model 120M upright piano in a mahogany polyester case together with a single stool in a red leather upholstery, a metronome & a sheet music cabinet.

The picture has also been changed on this lot to offer a clearer representation of  the piano

Lot 15. (description edit)

Broadwood C.1922
A 6ft 7 barless grand piano in a rosewood case raised on duel tapered legs.

The picture has also been changed on this lot to offer a clearer representation of the piano

Lot 16. (description edit)

Bluthner C.1907

A 6ft 3 Model 8 grand piano in a rosewood polished case raised on turned & fluted legs. This piano has been rebuilt. This instrument is sold with a matching stool in beige upholstery and a 5-draw sheet music cabinet in a mahogany finish.

Lot 20. (description edit)

Broadwood C.1922

A 5ft grand piano in a mahogany case raised on duel square tapered legs.

The picture has also been changed on this lot to offer a clearer representation of the piano

Lot 30. (description edit)

Music Cabinet

A traditional style sheet music cabinet consisting of four drop leaf drawers in an oak finish raised on barley twist legs.

£100 – £150

The picture has also been changed on this lot to offer a clearer representation of the piano.

Auction Tuesday 21st June 

Doors open for viewing 09:00

Auction opens 12:00 noon

There is no VAT on instruments in this auction !

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This Schimmel upright piano is in our October auction, it is finished in a teak satin case. The estimates on this piano are well in the best price range of anyones budget who is looking to buy a Schimmel piano in Manchester this month. This piano must sell!

Auction Date: Thursday 29th October 2015 (Doors open 9am auctions commences 12:00 noon)

Make: Schimmel

Model: Upright

Year: Circa 1972

Est: £600 – £1,000

This modern upright is finished in a teak satin case together with a matching duet stool in a green velvet upholstery.

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The June piano auction in Manchester UK is now taking place on Saturday 4th July, including Yamaha, Steinway, Bluthner, Bechstein, Broadwood and many many more…

We have had many emails about the June auction and the date. Due to unforeseeable circumstances the date of this auction has been moved to Saturday 4th July 2015. The venue is as normal in central Manchester,  we hope to see our regular faces at the auction and new ones too.

The now July auction will include Steinway, Kemble, Yamaha, art case instruments, Broadwood, Bechstein, Bluthner and many many more.

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9th April Auction 2015: Ascherberg Perzina Art Case Grand

Thursday 9th April 2015: Art Case Grand

Make: Ascherberg Perzina

Model:  Art Case

Year: Circa 1915

Est: £7,000.00 – £9,000.00

A rare art case grand piano, this exquisite instrument is finished in quartered satinwood with ebony banding throughout. The lid of the instrument is decorated around the edge with a painted floral relief that is incased in an ebony banding. All sides of the instrument boast oval panels that depict cherubs and painted scenes from mythology.  The music desk is inlaid with ebony stringing and quartered satinwood. This piano is raised on inlaid trestle legs in the Sheraton style, the legs are decorated with painted urns and intertwined foliage. There are painted gilt lyres presented on a green background with sun finals that depict the face of Helius

Independent condition report for the instrument:

This instrument is completely original and in remarkably good condition. the frame, soundboard and wrest plank are seemingly sound. The piano has a good action and a fabulous quality ivory keyboard. A fine instrument inside and out.

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

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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 April auction is available from us and is delivered to your door or your email account at no cost. You can even request a yearly subscription so you don’t miss an auction.

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Thursday 9th April 2015: Auction Insight No.1

Thursday 9th April 2015:  Auction Insight No.1 

Make: Steinway
Model: M

Year: Circa 1928

Est: £10,000.00 – £15,000.00

A 5ft 6 Model M grand piano in a mahogany satin case raised on squared tapered legs. This instrument was restored by Steinway & Sons London in 1999. This Lot comes with paperwork and booklet from Steinway.

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Elvis And His Penchant For Pianos With History

Elvis would have been 80 years old today and the King himself had something of a penchant for pianos with history:

Elvis Presley’s beloved white Knabe grand piano, as featured in his music room at Graceland from 1957 to 1969

The Knabe grand piano once owned by Elvis

The Knabe grand piano once owned by Elvis

The Knabe grand piano once owned by Elvis

The Knabe grand piano once owned by Elvis

“This elegant musical instrument, so well-loved and played by Elvis, is presented with wonderful provenance back to the 1930s,” said Doug Norwine, Director of Music & Entertainment at Heritage, “not to mention that it was an emotionally-charged prized possession of the King himself.”

The Knabe piano, besides being owned by Elvis for more than a decade, is a storied set of keys that occupied the position as the house piano in Ellis Auditorium in Memphis, TN from the early 1930s through 1957, when Elvis himself bought it and had it refurbished in white. Not only is it an instrument that Elvis loved to play in his own home, it is also the very piano played by his favorite gospel performers at revivals that Elvis attended as a boy, during which, as an enthralled member of the audience, he surely must have dreamed of his own future stardom.

The Knabe grand piano once owned by Elvis

The Knabe grand piano once owned by Elvis

“During the 1930s, 1940s, and early 1950s, the stage at Ellis Auditorium was graced by the greatest local and national touring musical acts of the period including W. C. Handy, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Cab Calloway, and certainly many, many others,” said Norwine. “In 1957, this Knabe grand piano was sold during a remodeling project at the Ellis. He could have afforded any piano on the planet, but when Elvis heard this one was for sale, he didn’t hesitate.”

We can’t help you to buy this piano but we thought you should know about it as it is an important part of piano history and that’s something we all enjoy.

The king frequently had his picture taken at pianos but could he play ?

Elvis sat at a piano enjoying the low notes

Elvis sat at a piano enjoying the low notes

We called a few people in the know to find out and they said:

Yes he did, he learned as a child, he was not fantastic but he could ‘hold his own’.

There is a DVD of his last public performance floating around in cyberspace where he is playing a solo version of the Righteous Brother’s song “Unchained Melody”. He plays piano and sings, shortly after the video he Elvis Sadly died…. Or did he? 😉

About that chip shop in Peckham …

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