Vintage musical instruments
For hire; The Baldwin Electric Harpsichord
This Baldwin Combo Harpsichord is in working order and is complete with perspex lid and music stand. The Beatles used one of these on Abbey Road in 1969.
This instrument is now for hire. Terry Rolison, the owner, has worked for some of London's top recording studios including Air Studio, Abbey Road and Angel Studio as a piano tuner and hiring out of instruments such as harpsichords, harmoniums and orchestral celestes.
Only available to hire to professional studios, record producers or TV & radio companies
Return insured transport from Colchester, Essex
£150; day one
£75; a day up to day 4
£200; a day stand-by tuning (if required)
John Green Royal Seraphine c1835
This rare reed organ is one of only 3 known examples in the world. There is an example in Tasmania, not working, this one in Romford Essex and the third was sold by Sothebys New York
c1788 Piano comming to my collection soon.
Addresses for Berry Piano's London c1926;
- 819 Romford road, Manor Park, E 12
- 138 Leytonstone road, E 15
- 275 High street, Walthamstow, E 17
- 14 City road, EC 1 (head office)
- 48 Grand Parade, Harringay, N 4
- Electric saw mills, West Green, N 15
You can see from this catologue c1926 that Berry an English piano maker were still offering straight strung overdamper pianos, as well as the now standard for all modern pianos, the overstrung underdamper piano.