William S. Haynes Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by William S. Haynes in Boston, Massachusetts around 1901 to 1925. It is a Boehm System flute in D-flat, made of silver. This flute is engraved:

Wm. S. HAYNES CO. [/] BOSTON MASS [/] U.S.A. [/] PATENTED

This flute was made for military band use.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1901-1925
maker
Haynes, William S.
Haynes, William S.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 9/16 in x 1 7/8 in; 64.92875 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 25 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 64.77 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.26
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.26
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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