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Technical description: cocus; 3 sections; german silver keys; 4 german silver ferrules, including heavy foot ferrule; metal-lined head; [tuning-slide]; wooden screw-stopper and cap; irregular oval embouchure-hole; all finger-holes have wide german silver bushes.; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 6 keys.; Keyhead type: cup.; Keymount type: rod/pillar, with leaf springs.; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|452|Hz.; Performance characteristics: Range D₄|-|G₆ (sounding D₅|-|G₇).

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped with a flower, "WHITAKER / LONDON" and another flower.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 294.; Sounding length: 242.; Bore: conical.