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Duct flute of dark-stained boxwood made in three sections (windcap, window-joint and main body), with ivory mouthpiece, ferrules and studs. Two nickel-silver keys with half-moon-shaped cups and overlapping touches mounted on lower bulge of body. Cylindrical bore. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on window joint: BAINBRIDGE / TEACHER & INVENTOR / 35 HOLBORN HILL / LONDON / PATENT|Stamped on body joint: PATENT (just above 4th fingerhole)|Stamped next to the fingerholes: numbers and pitch letters.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 420mm