Welmar of London Piano Makers



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Whelpdale, Maxwell & Codd Ltd,



Welmar grand pianos and upright pianos are hand crafted in the traditional manner, from only the best materials and quality craftsmanship. Thus ensuring a piano to suite the novice piano player up to the professional piano player. .Welmar pianos tonal range will bring out the best in music played on a Welmar piano.

Welmar Pianos are produced in London by Whelpdale, Maxwell & Codd Ltd, who were originally founded in 1876.

The Company's long association with pianos of the highest quality has ensured that even to-day, Welmar pianos are hand crafted in the traditional manner from only the best materials. Amongst the many qualities associated with Welmar pianos are the responsiveness of touch and beauty of finish.



Perhaps most 'important of all is the outstanding character of the Welmar tone - a full round and musical tone - a rare quality indeed today. It is perhaps not surprising that Welmar have long been regarded as one of the foremost makers of fine pianos, acknowledged by professional pianists throughout the world.



It is with regret that the UK Piano Page has to inform you that Welmar Pianos London Ltd, is no longer producing pianos.



If you are looking for history or information on your Welmar Piano, please ask at our Piano Forum

Old Piano Models

Upright pianos came with a choice of: Langer Actions or Renner Actions.




Models 183 Grand

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Height: 100 cm (3' 3")
Width: 149 cm (4' 11")
Length: 183cm (6' 0" )
Net Weight 340 kgs
Renner Action fitted



Models 112 School

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Height: 112 cm (3' 8")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 66cm (2' 2" )
Net Weight 190 kgs



Model W126u

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Height: 126 cm (4' 2")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 59cm (1' 11" )
Net Weight 215 kgs



Model 122 Traditional

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Height: 122 cm (4' 0")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 59cm (1' 11" )
Net Weight 203 kgs



Model 118

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Height: 118 cm (3' 10")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 56 cm (1' 10" )
Net Weight 193 kgs



Model 114 Regency

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Height: 112 cm (3' 8")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 56cm (1' 10" )
Net Weight 190 kgs



Model 114

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Height: 112 cm (3' 8")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 56cm (1' 10" )



Model 112

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Height: 122 cm (4' 0")
Width: 143 cm (4' 8")
Depth: 69cm (2' 3" )








WELMAR PIANO SERIAL NUMBERS

1925-13000 1951-51000 1964-64000 1977-77000 1990-107934
1930-16500 1952-52000 1965-65000 1978-78000 1991-108027
1935-20000 1953-53000 1966-66000 1979-79000 1992-108419
1936-20200 1954-54000 1967-67000 1980-80000 1993-108812
1937-20800 1955-55000 1968-68000 1981-81000 1934-109204
1938-21600 1956-56000 1969-69000 1982-82000 1995-109597
1939-22500 1957-56900 1970-70000 1983-83001 1996-109990
1940-23500 1958-58000 1971-71000 1984-84001
1946-46000 1959-59000 1972-72000 1985-85001
1947-47300 1960-60000 1973-73000 1986-86001
1948-48000 1961-61000 1974-74000 1987-106674
1949-49000 1962-62000 1975-75000 1988-107139
1950-50000 1963-63000 1976-76000 1989-107634