Upright Piano Stock List February 2020

New (Click pictures to enlarge.)

Steinhoven - Click picture to enlarge Steinhoven.
Model 112 Traditional style with legs under the keyboard and slowfall lid. Japanesse hammers. Excellent quality instruments for the money. In stock in a beautiful walnut veneer under a high gloss polyester finish. Also available in black, white and mahogany.
£2790
Ritmuller - Click picture to enlarge Ritmuller.
Model 110 in black gloss casework with the traditional styling of legs under the keyboard and chrome metal hinges and castors give it that modern look. The best new pianos available at this price and size that we have found. Made in The Pearl River factory in Guangzhou China, the largest piano factory in the world, making excellent pianos for some of the worlds top piano brands.
£2990
Ritmuller - Click picture to enlarge Ritmuller.
Model 118. A very elegant looking instrument in black gloss finish, chromed hinges & pedals. Taller than the 110 giving it longer strings and a larger soundboard to produce a richer, fuller sound. Very good new instruments for the price. Also Available in Blue, Red, White, Walnut and Mahogany finishes.
£3590
Ritmuller  - Click picture to enlarge Ritmuller .
Model 118 in Blue, Yes Blue! Launched at the last Frankfurt Music Fair. Be one of the first in the country to have one.
£3990 Inc matching Adjustable Stool
Ritmuller - Click picture to enlarge Ritmuller.
Model RS 122 from their superior, professional range, Black gloss with chrome fittings. Just Arrived in our showroom, these are a step up in quality from their already excellent standard range. With German hammers & strings they make a very serious alternative to the excellent but increasingly expensive Yamaha U range and certainly a more enjoyable experience to play and tune than most of the cheaper B range Yamahas I am coming across on my tuning rounds.
£4499

Second Hand

Starter pianos - Click picture to enlarge Starter pianos.
If you have any doubts about how serious you are about learning to play? Well you donít have to commit yourself to buying a piano or even tieing yourself into a year long rental agreement. Try one in your home from £150 delivered and tuned and if you donít want to continue after 2 months we collect it free of any further charge. Residential, ground floor premises only, other terms and conditions apply, please see the Rentals page in menu on the left for details of this very popular scheme.
Usually available from £25 per month plus £100 delivery.
Zender - Click picture to enlarge Zender.
Made in UK c1960s. This has Just come from our workshop where it has had a thorough service, regulation, clean, tuned to concert pitch and polished. Available to buy or rent.
Sold
Berry - Click picture to enlarge Berry.
Made in UK c1970. 6 octave. Very small but still has rounded warm sound and looks very pretty
£790 Or Rent £35 a month incl tunings & Stool
Eavestaff - Click picture to enlarge Eavestaff.
Made in England c1965. This is one of the last of the so called Mini pianos from Eavestaff, Some of the early models were revolutionary in their design although widely slated for their poor musical qualities and lack of foresight for future maintenance. However, they persevered and after several incarnations they eventually came up with this model. Although not particularly "Mini" they are still quite small but sound and play like much bigger pianos. Action parts are much more conventional so spares are easy to obtain and access for future repairs is a lot simpler. Great styling too. Available to buy or rent.
Sold
Eavestaff - Click picture to enlarge Eavestaff.
Made in England c1970s. Very small mahogany casework and yet still a full 7 octave keyboard. Ideal for the smaller room and would be a perfect piano for a young person getting started.
Sold
Danemann - Click picture to enlarge Danemann.
Originally built for use in schools these were fabulous instruments when they were new. Built between 1930s -1980s and designed to be easily moved about on big wheels, be heard across a packed classroom and survive years of knocks and scrapes. They are mostly pale colour nearly always solid Oak and built to a very high standard to withstand years of hard work. Most of the examples still around have by now been subjected to years of hard work and hard school life. Pushed around from class to class or left in practice rooms to be abused by bored and reluctant students, covered in graffiti, vandalised, or with ancient discarded half-eaten lunches wedged inside the actions or covered in staples and drawing pins where notices have been crudely posted on. etc. etc. Pianos with this type of history are exhausted and beyond economical repair. Regrettably the only sensible outcome is they have to be scrapped. However, occasionally they turn up like this one....Made in 1972 and must have been in a very good school. Still looking bright and clean with all its keys and casework intact. The action is showing some minor wear but it has obviously been respected and cherished. Sounds fantastic and would still be good for many years in a school, public hall or church etc but equally could be at home in a domestic setting.
£950 Or Rent £45 a month Incl Tuning & Stool
Hupfeld - Click picture to enlarge Hupfeld.
Made in Germany c1980. Available soon once we have given it a thorough service, clean and a tune. We sold these pianos in great quantities during the 70s and 80s as they were excellent value for money. I still come across many of these on my tuning rounds and they are mostly still working well. The casework is looking a little tired at the moment but my polisher will be performing his magic on it in a few days. Available to buy or sell by mid February.
Sold
Broadwood - Click picture to enlarge Broadwood.
c1950s Made by the most famous British maker. This Pretty little model is rarely found in this pale oak casework. Ideal for a smaller room but still has a full 7 octave keyboard.
Sold
Fazer - Click picture to enlarge Fazer.
Another lovely modern instrument from Helsinki in Finland. Made c1980s and Plays beautifully. Good condition inside and out. 3rd pedal for quiet practicing is Ideal for players who don't want to be heard by the whole household Or perhaps the rest of the household who don't want to hear the same tune being practiced for the 100th time!
£990 or Rent £45 a month inc stool and tuning
Kawai - Click picture to enlarge Kawai.
Made in Japan c1995. Model BS-2N in Black. A very good instrument subtly different to the ubiquitous Yamahas but very difficult to say which is better. Kawai are usually slightly cheaper secondhand as they are less of a household name in this country but they are just as good to play, hear, tune and maintain.
£3950
Kawai - Click picture to enlarge Kawai.
Model BS-40 c1989. These were top of the range instruments in their day. Big and powerful giving as much dynamic range as a small grand but it also has warmth, subtlety and finesse when required. Fun and rewarding to play.
£4250
Yamaha  - Click picture to enlarge Yamaha .
Made in Hamamatsu Japan c1994. Another fabulous Yamaha from Japan. Unlike our usual range of secondhand Yamahas, this one was sold by us about 5 years ago as a totally immaculate secondhand instrument fresh from Japan. It has been serviced and tuned by us regularly but sadly not played much as owners couldn't make the commitment to lessons and practice a good piano like this deserves. So its back in the showroom, with the addition of a couple of very minor scuffs in the black gloss polish, looking for a new home and about £500 less than we would normally be able to sell one of these for.
£4450
Yamaha - Click picture to enlarge Yamaha.
Model U3A Made in Hamamatsu Japan c1985. Big and powerful, the Yamaha U range has been setting the standard for quality, durability and stability for many years. The new U3 starts from about £10300.00 and is fantastic but when you don't have that sort of budget you can still find superb examples secondhand like this restored example for less than half new price. We have 2 very similar U3A models in stock, Identical in every way except made just 1 year apart.
Sold
Yamaha - Click picture to enlarge Yamaha.
Model U10A (U1) 121cm tall. Made in Hamamatsu Japan c1993. As with all our secondhand Yamahas we don't select the cheapest but we do select the best possible examples available from the importers. Condition is like new inside and out.
Sold
Yamaha - Click picture to enlarge Yamaha.
Model U3A Made in Hamamatsu Japan c1984. Big and powerful, the Yamaha U range has been setting the standard for quality, durability and stability for many years. The new U3 starts from about £10300.00 and is fantastic but when you don't have that sort of budget you can still find superb examples secondhand like this restored example for less than half new price. We have 2 very similar U3A models in stock, Identical in every way except made just 1 year apart.
£4990

In our workshops

Danemann - Click picture to enlarge Danemann.
Another School Danemann with a great future still ahead of it. This one dates from the 1950s and has been extensively and expensively rebuilt within the last 20 years. It is currently undergoing some more restoration in our workshop and will be available soon.
Ronisch - Click picture to enlarge Ronisch.
Made in Germany c1905-1910. Looks much more impressive in real life than a photo can capture. Internals are in amazingly good condition too and very white unblemished original ivory key tops. We will be sympathetically restoring the action to replace the parts showing signs of wear but the piano should be available soon.
John Broadwood - Click picture to enlarge John Broadwood.
A Square piano from c1830s. I am keen to save this from the skip so please make yourself known to us if you can make a home for it!. A beautiful piece of piano history, it is what every Georgian home desired. Made by the best makers of the day. It still makes a noise but whether it can be tuned to any useful level is doubtful. Needs work cosmetically as one of the legs is not safe. Free to a good home!
Free Pianos - Click picture to enlarge Free Pianos.
Often available from the back of our workshop, pianos that are beyond economical repair but might have a use as an alternative function. Perhaps by being converted into a bookcase or desk, a work of art or even just as firewood. Free to collect or for a small fee we could deliver one locally when we have space on our van. Please call us or call in for further details

 

All prices include: VAT. Local delivery. First tuning and 1 year guarantee.

List updated : 13/02/2020