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CHAS. H. CHALLEN (Pianos Sales) Ltd. London / England.
Production began in 1804 by Thomas Butcher. William Challen entered the firm in 1816 and took over the company in 1830. Company taken over in 1971 by Barrat and Robinson. In 1984 John Broadwood took over the firm. In 1996 Musical Products Sdn. Bhd of Malaysia started building pianos with the Challen name.
The Worlds Largest ever piano at 11 foot 8 inches long was made in 1935 by Challen.
This is currently reported to be residing in a French Chateux (2002).
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