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Flute in F

6 keys. 3 sections of rosewood or cocus. Head joint: 185mm; middle joint: 176mm; lower joint: 170mm. No separate foot-joint. 6 modern style salt spoon keys mounted on one raised round ring, one raised round half ring and four raised blocks. 4 silver decorative ferrules; slightly oval embouchure hole.

  • Date:
    late 19th century
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    Birmingham Conservatoire
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  • Period:late 19th century
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  • Inscriptions:“[motif: crown] / IMPROVED / LONDON / F”
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  • Repository:Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Measurements:492mm