And now it appears that total of known surviving Tolkien Pianos has increased to two. I was skimming through the latest issue of AMON HEN when I saw the following notice about someone who had a Tolkien piano, complete with stool, that'd been in his family since 1919, having been made about thirty years before that. And, in an act of stunning generosity, he wanted to give it away to a good home. Here's his picture of the piano in question: much less utilitarian and more elegant than I had expected.
And here's hoping it finds a good home.
--current reading: THE FAME OF C. S. LEWIS by Stephanie Derrick