D'Almaine & Co. 8-key II

Instrument: 8-key Flute in C, Cocus wood with Silver rings and keys,

Maker: D’Almaine & Co, 20 Soho Sq., London (1834-1858)

Pitch: A=435-444 (excellent A=440 pulled out as in the photos)

SL:594mm

Notes: The flute has a thin open crack up the entire head joint although it does not currently leak. Repaired crack in barrel. Very strong playing flute with quite good tuning. With original case in fine condition.

Restorer:

Demonstration recording:


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