421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes

Flute. African blackwood (grenadilla) with nickel silver-plated keys and ferrules. Eight keys, pillar mounted with circular flaps and fish skin pads. Both needle and leaf springs. Three joints. Cork lapped tenons. End cap threaded with cork fitting. Head joint and foot joint stamped: RUDALL/CARTE & Co. Ltd/LONDON; Body joint stamped: RUDALL/CARTE & Co. Ltd/23 BERNERS STREET/OXFORD STREET/LONDON/7490; A crown emblem appears above each inscription.

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