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English flageolet. Nominal pitch: D (six-finger tonic).

Technical description: Rosewood; 3 sections; german silver ferrules and keys; ivory mouthpiece; tuning-slide; 6 finger-holes, no thumb-hole. This is virtually a D piccolo in C with flageolet head section. L0: B♭. L1: T. L2: T. L3: T. L4: G♯. R0:, R1: T; C. R2: T. R3: T; F. R4: D♯. Keymount type: knob. Keyhead type: cup.

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    Late 19th or early 20th century
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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:400