Nominal pitch: F [(six-finger tonic)]. Type or system: Keyless. Technical description: stained boxwood head section and body; cocus wind-cap; 3 sections; ivory mouthpiece; 6 finger-holes, no thumb-hole. Performance characteristics: not playable in present condition; no plug in top finger-hole so probably based on a scale of F (six-finger tonic), with lowest six-finger note sounding F₅.
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
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- Inscriptions:Stamped "IMPROVED / PATENT / FLAGEOLET / [---] / LONDON / F".
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
- Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- Measurements:Overall size: 336. Sounding length: 217.