Double flageolet. Nominal pitch: [E♭ (three-finger tonic)].
Place MadeUnited Kingdom; Europe; London; England
Date MadeCirca 1830-1869
DescriptionTechnical description: Boxwood; [5 sections]; [silver] keys and 2 cutters; ivory ferrules and studs; left-hand pipe has 6 finger-holes (top one containing ebony plug), and keys for D, F, D♯ and low C♯; right-hand pipe has 4 finger-holes, plus vent-hole at foot of pipe, and keys for C (thumb, with ebony plug in key-hole), B, F and D♯; [two-part wind-cap]. Keymount type: ring/knob except for F keys, which both have metal saddles screwed to the wood of the pipes. Keyhead type: [7 flat square or octagonal, 1 round flat open-standing (low C♯)]. Repair History: LH key-holes blocked with red sealing wax.
NotesA. Myers, 19.11.94; E. Smith, 2010.
Measurements378 (without wind-cap and mouthpiece).
ProvenanceFormerly stock of J. & R. Glen.; Purchased in 1983.
CollectionMIMEd; MIMEd; Glen Collection