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Silver 1851 system flute with silver keywork, signed

Silver 1851 system flute with silver keywork, signed "COUNCIL & PRIZE MEDAL / Rudall, Rose & Carte / Patentees / 100 New Bond Street / London / Boehm's Parabola / Carte's Mechanism" made c.1852. Length 65.0cm. In original, leather covered, case.
In good original condition, needs a repad to be playable. Case hinge broken

Price £3800.00
Instrument #510
References
An early example of Carte's 1851 Patent flute, the keywork similar to Rudall & Rose flute No.31, illustrated on page 218 of "Rudall, Rose & Carte The Art of the Flute in Britain" 2011 by Robert Bigio.

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