Putting worth on antique grand piano, don’t ask the auctioneer


An auctioneer dismissed an antique grand piano as worthless was subsequently sold for £2,400 by an online business:

David Mathews, 74, from Upper Park Road, Belsize Park, auctioned his 19th century Broadwood piano through an auction house based on Haverstock Hill after other auctioneers told him they couldn’t sell it.

Last week Flog It 4 U was besieged by buyers from all over the world and finally sold the piano for £2,400.

It sounds as if the new owner will enjoy the piano for what it is, rather than using the wood to make other furniture.

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