Couesnon ring-key cylinder

Instrument: Cylindrical Boehm flute in C, Silver plate (ring-key system)

Maker: Couesnon &  Cie, Paris (1882 - 1950) This was a huge company, at one time supposedly employing 1,000 workers and making virtually every kind of musical instrument

Pitch: A=435?

Sounding Length: 604mm

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Restorer: David Chu

Notes: this is probably an early example of this model, c. 1900-1910

Demonstration recordings:

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