A 1907, BECHSTEIN MODEL E GRAND PIANO

Satinwood, burr walnut and boxwood stringing inlay. Corinthian style turned, fluted gate legs carved with acanthus leaf detail.


A 1907, Bechstein Model E grand piano with a polished, fiddleback mahogany case. Cabinet features satinwood, burr walnut and boxwood stringing inlay with inlaid rosettes. Corinthian style turned, fluted gate legs carved with acanthus leaf detail. Music desk in a cut-out fretwork design with a central panel surrounded by a wreath of foliage. Cabinet stamped with Trollope & Colls Ltd.

Price: £POA

Trollope & Colls

Trollope & Colls, 5 Coleman Street, London was once one of the United Kingdom's largest construction companies. The Company was formed out of the merger of George Trollope & Sons (founded by Joseph Trollope, a wallpaper hanger in 1778) and Colls & Sons (founded Benjamin Colls, a painter and decorator in 1840).

Piano Details:

  • Serial Number: 85852
  • Age: 1907
  • Size [cm]: length: width:

On 30th November 1903, the company was registered to amalgamate the building businesses of George Trollope & Sons and Colls & Sons. The merged firm specialised in civil engineering and during World War I undertook pioneering work on reinforced concrete. In 1968 the Company was acquired by Trafalgar House. By 1994, it was the largest contractor in the UK by turnover. Major projects include: Claridges completed in 1897, Debenhams, Wigmore Street 1905-1908, Lloyds Bank, Head Office, Lombard Street, 1931, Interior work for Queen Mary (Cunard liner) 1936 and the Titanic.

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A video showing the interior of the R.M.S. Titanic from Paul Wylezol

On 30th November 1903, Trollope and Colls was registered to amalgamate the building businesses of George Trollope & Sons and Colls & Sons. One of the company's major projects included interior work for the Titanic


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