421.121.12 Open side-blown flutes with fingerholes

Flute. African blackwood (grenadilla) with nickel silver-plated keywork and ferrules and head joint inner sleeve. Embouchure-hole bushed with ebonite. Keys have fish skin pads. Boehm system. Closed G key. Three joints. Cork lapped tenons. Head joint and foot joint stamped: RUDALL/CARTE & Co./LONDON; Body joint stamped: RUDALL/CARTE & Co./23 BERNERS STREET/OXFORD STREET/LONDON/2127; A crown emblem appears above each inscription.

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