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of 50 New Bond Street, London, W1. Telephone: Mayfair 7600. Cables: "Leppahc, London"
In 1901 Chappell Piano Co., Ltd. was incorporated as separate company from the music publishing side.
Chappell's took out four patents:
By 1922 production for grands and uprights reached one hundred a week.
In 1938, they acquired John Strohmenger and Sons. Half of Chappell's production was for export.
1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. The Range of Chappell Pianos shown includes the "Mignon" 6ft (1.8m) Grand and the "Chaplette". There will also be models of Our Associated Companies Collard and Collard, Allison and Strohmenger. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. C.1505) 
Chappell's shop of Bond Street is still trading in music and pianos. The pianos were made by Kemble until the April 2000 at their factory in Buckinghamshire. Warner Brothers hold the sole rights to the name Chappell.