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Transverse flute in C

Side-blown, stained maple flute made in four sections (head, upper and middle joints, and foot joint), with ivory caps and ferrules. One straight flat, square cover, silver key mounted on foot stock bulge, and flat spring attached to key. Round embouchure hole. Nominal pitch: C. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on all joints: CAHUSAC / LONDON
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Length: 620mm