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Fife in B-flat

This instrument was issued to Colour Sergeant W. G. T. Young, from the Royal Marine Artillery on enlistment, 24 October 1874. It is a side-blown flute with conical bore, commonly called fife in the military jargon, made of boxwood in a single section with brass ferrules. It would have one flat, square-cover brass key, now missing. It has an oval embouchure hole. Nominal pitch: A-flat.

  • Measurements:Length: 405mm