Wrede, London 1-key


Instrument: 1-key flute in boxwood with a brass key

Maker: H. Wrede, 35 Lr. White Cross Street, Cripplegate, London (with Unicorn head) - 1837-1840

Pitch: not HP

Sounding Length: 538mm

Total Length: 597mm (without cap)

Embouchure size:

Notes: missing endcap, crack in head but generally a nice flute with a clean embouchure. This would have been an inexpensive flute but the details of the tone holes and embouchure are quite good. The boxwood is quite attractive.

Restorer: not yet restored

Demonstration recordings:

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