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Flute. Nominal pitch: C.

Technical description: Boxwood; 3 sections (lower body and foot in one piece) plus alternative head; silver keys; 4 silver ferrules; silver-lined sockets; socket at top of upper body, heads have tenons; oval embouchure-hole; graduated screw-stopper on both heads but no tuning-slide; carefully made instrument; attractive grain; indentations in wood to receive rivets beneath keytouches; beneath F key, wood has been removed to receive the complete keytouch; cork-covered tenons (lapped with twine); G♯ key set diagonally; overlapping low C/C♯ touches. The word "patent" in the inscription refers to the pads mounted on central screws from Monzani's 1807 patent, and from his 1812 patent, the lower body and foot in one piece, the metal-lined sockets, and the cork-covered tenons (G.B. Patent No.3074, 19th October 1807 and No.3586, 16th July 1812). L0: B♭. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T. L4: G♯. R1: T; C. R2: T. R3: T; F. R4: D♯; low C♯; low C. Keymount type: knob. Keyhead type: flat round, pads mounted on central screws.

  • Measurements:677 or 680.