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French flageolet

Whistles were made in a variety of keys in either metal or plastic. This example dates from the late nineteenth century: the firm of Ullman (who took over the firm of Mathieu) is indicated on the stamp. The square cross-section is unusual.

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  • Inscriptions:On front: "ATLAS / U / PARIS"
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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 224mm.