Firth, Hall & Pond

Instrument: 1-key D flute, boxwood, ivory rings, and a brass key

Maker: Firth, Hall & Pond, NY. John Firth, William Hall, and Sylvanus Pond formed their company together in 1833. The company under that name lasted until 1847. They made wind instruments, organs, guitars, and sold music as well as other instruments. 

Pitch: A=448

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Notes: This is a very nice looking flute which looks like it should play well. It doesn’t play as well as it looks but is playable. A rather common model probably originally based on English flutes.

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Played examples are Pinkie House & She’s Sweetest when she’s Naked

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