Britannia Piano Auctions

Britannia Piano Auctions

A privately owned British auction house that is centrally located in Manchester. At BPA there is a team of professional piano specialists, all with a wealth of knowledge in their chosen category, that are ready to offer the best advice on selling or buying your instrument at auction.


If you are looking to buy a piano:


Have you considered that several of the pianos sold in our auctions are accessible to most budgets? 


A straight forward guide to our buying procedure is available on our 'Buy a piano' on our website. It's an ideal guide for first-time buyers and an excellent reminder for our returning buyers. Each auction takes place in central Manchester.


Two days before the auction date the doors are opened so you can come and view, play and 


Contact Information

  • No. 12 Willan Industrial Estate
    Vere Street
    Salford, Greater Manchester M50 2GR
  • Phone: View Phone
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Other Information

Other Categories:

Piano Shops

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Stage and Digital Pianos?
A stage piano is an electronic keyboard designed for use in live onstage performances by professional musicians. They have many of the same features as a digital piano but very often do not have built-in speakers. The current Yamaha CP-300 breaks this rule and has built in speakers. This is not a common practice among manufacturers as stage pianos are usually built with mobility in mind. Speakers can add considerable, extra, unwanted weight to a stage piano. Stage pianos can often have different keyboard actions and are worth paying attention to, that is if you are considering a stage piano. In the case of the Kurzweil SP series, they produce a SP2 with semi-weighted keyboard action and a SP2X which has a fully weighted hammer action keyboard. Bear in mind that "fully weighted", as is the case here with the SP2X, does not mean the same a progressive hammer action (see later). While the sounds on stage pianos is often much wider than what you would find on an average digital piano, stage pianos have far fewer voices than a typical electronic synthesiser. Stage pianos usually have a smaller selection of voices as mentioned in a previous question.