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F flute.

Technical description: dark-stained boxwood; 4 sections; german silver keys; 5 german silver ferrules plus extra ivory foot ferrule; ivory cap; large, slightly oval embouchure-hole; large L2 and R2 finger-holes.; Nominal pitch: E♭.; Type or system: 5 keys (to D).; Keyhead type: saltspoon.; Keymount type: ring/knob.; L0: @I{B♭.L1: @I{T.L2: @I{T.L3: @I{T.L4: @I{G♯.R1: @I{T; C.R2: @I{T.R3: @I{T; F.R4: @I{D♯.; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|463|Hz.; Performance characteristics: range D₄|-|C₇ (sounding F₄|-|E♭₇); very loud; speaks clearly up to C₇ (sounding E♭₇).

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped "3" with a fleur-de-lis and "PARKER / LONDON / F".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 498.; Sounding length: 442.; Bore: conical.