Edinburgh Piano Company collection sells for £375,000 (US $541,293.75)

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One of Scotland’s largest collections of pianos has sold at auction for almost £375,000.

More than 100 pianos went under the hammer as the Edinburgh Piano Company held its closing down sale.

The firm supplied pianos for famous musicians including Frank Sinatra, Van Morrison and Luciano Pavarotti over more than 30 years in business.

Retiring business owner James Cameron saw his stock sold off for prices ranging from £104 to £48,880.

The highest priced item was a Bösendorfer grand piano from Vienna, dubbed the “Rolls Royce” of the instrument.

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