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English flageolet. Nominal pitch: [G (three-finger tonic)].

Technical description: Boxwood; 3 sections; silver 'Quantz' keys for D♯ and E♭; ivory ferrules, mouthpiece and studs; 7 finger-holes plus thumb-hole; wind-cap. It looks as if this instrument was made for a left-handed player from the way the key touchpieces turn and location of the small hole marked "C 7". Keymount type: ring. Keyhead type: half-moon. Repair History: A ferrule may have been removed above the window.

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    Composite: Bainbridge & Wood / Goulding & Co
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.221.12
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:418