Charles Mahillon & Co. Boehm (Hybrid) System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Charles Mahillon & Co. in Brussels, Belgium around 1878 to 1922. It is a Hybrid Boehm System flute, made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This flute is stamped:

GOLD MEDAL [/] PARIS 1878 [/] C. MAHILLON [/] LONDON [/] & [/] BRUSSELS
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1878-1922
maker
Mahillon & Co., Charles
Charles Mahillon & Co.
place made
België: Bruxelles, Brussels
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material; pattern)
nickel silver (overall material; pattern)
Measurements
overall: 26 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in; 66.51625 cm x 6.0325 cm
overall: 26 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.22
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.22
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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