Flute in D. Index card reads: Four silver keys, flat, square, mounted in turned blocks. Boxwood; ivory mounts. Ex. Peterborough Museum.Slightly ovular embouchure hole. Conical bore. Head joint has stamped inscription (which is not straight): ASTOR & Co/79/CORNHILL/LONDON; Upper joint, lower joint and foot joint all stamped: ASTOR & Co/LONDON; Each inscription has a unicorn’s head emblem directly beneath.

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