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Double flageolet

Boxwood, in five joints, mouthpiece missing, consisting of two chanters of equal length set in a common stock, surmounted by a two-piece windcap. Six ivory mounts on the right-hand chanter has a section missing form the back. Five square, silver keys and two long silver cut-off keys on the stock. The left-hand chanter has two keys, and the right-hand chanter three. The finger holes and keys have their pitches stamped beside them. Pitch of the instrument: C.

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    Bainbridge & Wood [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    National Museums Liverpool
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamp: "Bainbridge Inventor, Holburn Hill, London", below a crown, on the top joint, and "Bainbridge & Wood, 35 Holburn Hill, London, Patent", on the main body joint
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Overall length 460mm, bore at tenons 14.5mm, bore at feet 10.5mm