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Flute in C

8 keys “Simple System”. 5 sections of blackwood or grenadilla. Head joint: 177mm (217mm with metal tuning slide); barrel: 66mm (87mm with metal tuning slide); upper joint: 218mm; lower joint: 134mm; foot joint: 152mm); 8 silver modern style keys mounted by posts and axles without plates; overlapping C/C sharp touches. Springs attached by rivets to the key. Circular embouchure hole. Telescopic metal tuning slide, adjustable tuning stopper.

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    Card & Co [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    Birmingham Conservatoire
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on Head joint: “CARD & CO / LONDON”|Stamped on Upper joint: “588 / CARD & CO / QUADRT / REGENT ST / LONDON”|Stamped on Foot joint: “CARD & CO / LONDON”
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  • Repository:Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Measurements:680mm