Second Hand Pianos

Second Hand Pianos at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Our second hand pianos are carefully selected and prepared to the highest standards. We are particular about the pianos we buy in and our technicians thoroughly assess and service each and every instrument in our on-site workshop to ensure they offer the best possible musical value.

The Cheap...

Second Hand Pianos at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Our second hand pianos are carefully selected and prepared to the highest standards. We are particular about the pianos we buy in and our technicians thoroughly assess and service each and every instrument in our on-site workshop to ensure they offer the best possible musical value.

The Cheapest Piano Isn't Always the Best Value

Rather than offering the very cheapest models, we prefer to sell you a piano that we have confidence in. This gives you the best value for money as many "bargain" pianos do not work properly and you will quickly end up changing the instrument or putting yourself off playing altogether! A well chosen piano may become a valued companion for life. We do also have a constantly changing stock of part-exchange clearance pianos if you are looking for something affordable to get you going.  We can't keep our website up to date with all the new instruments to please do call to discuss on 0161 834 3281 ext 604

What kind of Second Hand Pianos does Forsyth Stock?

We always have a selection of second hand Yamaha pianos, some are imported from the far east after they are no longer wanted or we have young instruments we have part exchanged that often we sold ourselves originally.  We often have a strong range of pre-owned British pianos in stock and particularly favour pianos by Kemble, Knight and Danemann for their musical qualities. Quality German pianos by brands such as Schimmel, Steinway, Bluthner, and Bechstein also feature frequently but tend to sell very quickly due to their relative rarity on the second hand market. Our 160+ years as a piano specialist means that very often we sold these instruments originally and we have experience of dealing with a vast range of makes and models.

Finding the Right Piano for You

If you are looking for a particular make or model of piano that you don't see here, please let us know it is possible we haven't had a chance to list it yet or otherwise we will be happy to keep an eye open for you. Conversely, should you have a piano that you wish to sell do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email.

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  • One of the finest examples, that we have ever had in the department, of a fully re-built Steinway model A grand piano, in a beautiful Rosewood French polish with "elephant" legs. This is a German Steinway, made in Hamburg in 1900. This piano has now sold, however, bear with us as we have an identical model currently going through the rebuild process! 

  • £ 39,500.00

    A fully rebuilt, modernised grand piano by Steinway model O refinished in black polyester.  Originally built in 1901 in Hamburg, Germany, this piano has undergone an extensive rebuild and has been updated with an additional sostenuto pedal and a multi-height prop stick.  Keep scrolling for the before pictures! 

    £ 39,500.00
  • £ 38,000.00

    A beautiful example of German-made, Steinway model A finished in Rosewood French polish with elephant legs. This is a German Steinway, made in Hamburg in 1898.

    £ 38,000.00
  • £ 31,999.00

    This beautiful instrument by C Bechstein is currently in the process of being rebuilt and is due to be complete in July 2021. (pictures are of a similar instrument that was previously restored)

    £ 31,999.00
  • £ 24,990.00

    A pre-owned Steinway model V upright piano finished in black polyester This instrument has had one owner since it was first manufactured in 2009 who later upgraded to a Bösendorfer 130P upright piano.  This piano is now sold.

    £ 24,990.00
  • A pre-owned Schimmel 213T grand piano finished in black polyester dating from 1998. This instrument possesses a fine tonal palette owing to its size and build quality. It is a classic example of a 7ft Schimmel grand piano with fantastically sonorous bass and with a bell like treble.

  • £ 29,000.00

    This fully rebuilt Ibach concert grand (265cm/8'8") is a striking instrument with the elegance of the early 20th century casework design combined with the clean finish of modern high gloss polyester.

    £ 29,000.00
  • £ 19,800.00

    A pre-owned Konzert series upright piano by Schimmel model K132T in black polyester dating from 2015. The K132T is Schimmel's flagship upright piano model and offers a perfectly balanced and nuanced sound across the keyboard, allied to a precise and ultra-responsive Renner-made action of the highest quality.

    £ 19,800.00
  • £ 17,900.00

    A pre-owned Schimmel 182T grand piano finished in black polyester dating from 1997. This fully German-built Schimmel grand piano is in superb condition after extensive servicing and refurbishment in our own workshops. It is a beautiful example of a 6ft Schimmel grand piano with a deep resonant bass and a singing treble.

    £ 17,900.00
  • £ 18,950.00

    We are delighted to offer this unique beautiful piano for sale. This Kirkman was originally made in 1874 and is in an exquisite burl walnut case with fretted front panel and music desk. The quality of the veneers and the workmanship on the fretwork and carving is superb. We asked Schimmel to put a new Wilhelm Schimmel W123 inside and our own French...

    £ 18,950.00
  • This piano is now sold but if you would like a similar instrument please get in contact. Fully re-built antique grand piano by Schiedmayer in rosewood polish. Including new wrest plank, new strings, new hammers and fully rebuilt action, recrowned soundboard and repolished case work. This piano has been expertly restored and then setup by our in-house...

  • £ 14,990.00

    Pre-owned upright piano by Schimmel model K132 finished in black polyester with a Yamaha silent system This is a top of the range upright piano dating from 2005 and is suitable for all levels of players.

    £ 14,990.00
  • £ 14,900.00

    A fully rebuilt Steinway upright piano, model K, in French polished mahogany dating from 1932.   This piano has been re-polished by hand and has undergone an acoustic and mechanical re-build, enabling it to go on giving many more years of good service and musical inspiration.  

    £ 14,900.00
  • £ 14,500.00

    Pre-owned upright piano by Schimmel model K132 finished in black polyester.  This is a top of the range upright piano dating from 2001 and is suitable for all levels of players.

    £ 14,500.00
  • £ 14,500.00

    This fully German built Schimmel grand piano is in good condition after extensive servicing and refurbishment in our own workshops. The casework is an appealing walnut satin with 3 height prop stick.

    £ 14,500.00
  • £ 13,995.00

    A young, pre-owned, Boston 156 grand piano, designed by Steinway dating from 2008.  This piano is Boston's smallest grand at 5' 2", perfect for those short on space! It is a very clean, beautiful example of this model and is lovely to play.  Currently in our workshop undergoing a full service. 

    £ 13,995.00
  • £ 11,900.00

    This piano is now sold A pre-owned grand piano by Yamaha, model C1, finished in black polyester.  At 161cm in length, this piano is perfect for those who have smaller rooms without compromising on the action or sound quality of the instrument. This piano was made in Yamaha's Japanese factory in 2001. 

    £ 11,900.00
  • £ 7,990.00

    Now sold. A pre-owned upright piano by Schimmel model 112 Empire made in Braunschweig, Germany, in 1991. This compact instrument has such beautiful casework. It is finished in mahogany polyester featuring the rarer Flame Mahogany and boxwood inlay on the top and bottom panels. This elegant design is complete with fluted legs and a grand opening lid.

    £ 7,990.00
  • £ 6,500.00 £ 7,500.00

    A grand piano by Opus model 175, finished in black polyester, dating from 1992. At 175cm in length, this piano is a smaller instrument perfect for medium-sized rooms.  Ask us for details or book in for an appointment with us at 0161 519 1996 Currently out on rental

    £ 6,500.00 £ 7,500.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 5,990.00

    A grand piano by Opus model 157 finished in black polyester, awaiting a full refurbish in our workshops. At 157cm in length, this piano is a more compact grand piano suitable for smaller rooms. Ask us for details or book in for an appointment with us at 0161 519 1996!

    £ 5,990.00
  • £ 5,990.00

    A purpose-designed compact Schimmel Studio upright piano model C112 made in 2004. Schimmel is a German manufacturer of top quality instruments and has been making pianos since 1885. We have supplied many of this model to music services, schools, churches, theatres etc over the years as they are the BEST purpose-made pianos with many unique features.

    £ 5,990.00
  • £ 4,990.00

    A pre-owned grand piano by Hamlyn Klein model CJS142 finished in high gloss walnut polyester.  This piano was made in 2011 and has had light use by one careful owner.  At 142cm in length, this piano is a more compact grand piano suitable for smaller rooms with a good sound for its size. It has been fully serviced and voiced in our workshop by our own...

    £ 4,990.00
  • £ 4,690.00

    Out of stock This U3X in black polyester, made in Japan 1977, is a relatively rare model of piano It has been fully reconditioned by Yamaha and includes their full 5-year manufacturer's warranty. This piano is distinguished from the 'standard' U3 by the addition of "X" shaped bracing on the back of the piano which gives it greater stability Available on...

    £ 4,690.00
  • £ 4,250.00

    In stock A certified and reconditioned upright piano by Yamaha, model U1, finished in black polyester. This piano was first manufactured in 1975, however, has since been fully reconditioned by Yamaha themselves in their Japanese factory.  Available on our rent to buy scheme at £30 per week

    £ 4,250.00
  • £ 3,990.00

    This piano is now sold. Grand piano in black polyester badged Broadwood. This piano was manufactured in Korea around 1998. This piano has been fully serviced in our own workshops and offers a very affordable young grand piano.  This piano is 161cm long by 149cm wide. This affordable grand is also available for Long Term Rental at £30 per week. To find out...

    £ 3,990.00
  • £ 4,690.00

    In stock This popular upright piano model U3 in black polyester has been fully reconditioned by Yamaha and includes their full 5-year warranty. This piano dates from 1975 and is suitable for intermediate or beginner level learners. It also benefits from a practice pedal (middle pedal). Also available for rental at £35 per week.

    £ 4,690.00
  • £ 3,900.00

    A pre-owned reconditioned upright piano by Yamaha, model U1, finished in black polyester. This piano was first manufactured in 1976 and has since been fully reconditioned by Yamaha themselves in their Japanese factory, approximately three years ago. This piano has had one careful owner for the past three years and has a sweet, mellow sound.  Available on...

    £ 3,900.00
  • £ 3,490.00

    A very young, as-new example of a small Essex upright, made for Steinway by Pearl River in China.   This piano was manufactured in 2011 and has had one owner who upgraded from this instrument to a Kemble Conservatoire.   It is an interesting looking piano in a modern, compact casing with a very bright sound and should be compared with the Kawai K15E and...

    £ 3,490.00
  • £ 2,999.00

    Grand piano by Challen finished in mahogany polish casing, dating from the 1930's. At 141cm in length, this piano is a more compact grand piano suitable for smaller rooms. This affordable little grand is also available for Long Term Rental at £23 per week. To find out more visit our Long Term Rental page

    £ 2,999.00
  • £ 2,990.00

    A pre-owned upright piano by Kawai model HA-20 finished in black polyester made in Japan 1996. The pianos mechanics are in excellent playable condition and this piano is tuned to concert pitch. A brilliant piano for beginners up to an intermediate level. Available for long term rental or on our rent to buy scheme at £22.50 per week.

    £ 2,990.00
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