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2-10-2015, 07:03

Collard & Collard square pianoforte serial number 2696 circa 1830s

Mahogany case on turned reeded legs

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23-09-2011, 11:39
Rare Art Cased Upright Piano by Collard and Collard - 1880

Rare Art Cased Upright Piano by Collard and Collard - 1880

Collard & Collard were a well-established firm of musical instruments makers whose name is stamped on the sound-board, immediately below the upper lid of this piano.
This is not the normal type of case for Collard and Collard and know that he would have had the piano sent out to be done by one of the known furniture firms at the time.

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19-03-2011, 16:37
Category: Piano Pedia
Collard, son of William and Thamosin Collard, was baptised at Wiveliscombe, Somerset, on 21 June 1772, and coming to London at the age of fourteen, obtained a situation in the house of Longman, Lukey, & Broderip, music publishers and pianoforte makers at 26 Cheapside.

Collard and Collard

In 1799 Longman & Co. fell into commercial difficulties, and a new company, consisting of John Longman, Muzio Clementi, Frederick Augustus Hyde, F. W. Collard, Josiah Banger, and David Davis, took over the business, but on 28 June 1800 Longman and Hyde retired, and the firm henceforth was known as Muzio Clementi & Co...

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