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Duct flute of dark-stained boxwood made in three sections (windcap, window-joint and main body), with bone mouthpiece.. One brass key with flat cover mounted on lower bulge of body. Seven fingerholes (one on bulge) and one thumbhole. Ebony plug on first fingerhole. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Numbers and pitch letters stamped next to the fingerholes and key: B1 / A2 / G3 / F4 / E5 / D6 / C-sharp 7 / D-sharp (key) / C-SHARP 0 (thumbhole)
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.221.12 Open flutes with internal duct with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 425mm