Firth Son & Co 6-key

Instrument: 6-key D flute, coccus, ivory rings, and a silver keys

Maker: Firth Son & Co., New York. 1863 - 1867

Pitch: ?

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Notes: One of the nicest classic American designs. I believe the case is a reproduction. Repaired cracks. This flute has quite a large round embouchure. It certainly appears to be fully original.

Restoration: Kelly Nivison

Demonstration recordings:


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