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ABBA’s Grand Piano Goes Under the Hammer

ABBA’s piano up for auction in London

All you need is ‘money, money, money’ and you can purchase ABBA’s grand piano which featured in the band’s hit recordings throughout the 1970s. The piano used in classic tunes such as Dancing Queen and Waterloo,will be one of the star attractions at a rock and pop auction at Sotheby’s on 29 September. The instrument which comes with a certificate of authentication from ABBA co-founder Benny Andersson, who describes it as “one of a kind and a great source of inspiration”, is estimated at £600,000 – £800,000 ($923,300 – $1,23 million).

ABBA’s piano up for auction in London
ABBA’s piano up for auction in London

It was designed by Swedish instrument-maker Georg Bolin and comes from the collection of Atlantis Grammofon, formerly known as Metronome Studios, in Stockholm where ABBA recorded the song released in 1976.
This piano will go under the hammer along with around 100 other lots, including Bob Dylan’s manuscript for A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, estimated at £150,000 – £200,000 ($230,000 – $307,000).

ABBA’s piano up for auction in London
ABBA’s piano up for auction in London

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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