Used Instruments For Sale

Fortepiano after Conrad Graf, 1826 by Christopher Barlow, Frome c.2000

We are pleased to offer for sale this fine fortepiano after Graf by Christopher Barlow, a highly respected maker who has only recently retired.

This fortepiano has a compass of 6½ octaves (CC - f4) with a Viennese action (Prellmechanik), and four pedals operating unachorda, bassoon stop, moderator and sustain. The piano is trichord and strung in period iron and brass, except for the 5 notes in the extreme bass which are bichord with close wound covered strings.

The case is veneered in bookmatched flame mahogany and rests on three columnar mahogany legs with a rail supporting the lyre.

The inscription on the name plaque reads: ′Christopher J Barlow ⁄ Frome ⁄ After Conrad Graf 1826′

Dimensions: 96 × 47¾ × 13¼″ (2440 × 1210 × 335mm) approx.
Overall height: 34¾ (885mm).

This instrument is tuned to a¹=430.

This instrument has been fully serviced in our workshops and is available to play and inspect by appointment.

Price on application.