Artley Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Artley in Elkhart, Indiana in 1966. It is a Boehm System flute in E-flat, serial #159411, made of silver. This flute is engraved:

THE FIRST SOLID [/] SILVER FLUTE IN [/] Eb [/] BY THE ARTESANS [/] OF [/] Artley [/] MARCH 23, 1966 [/] ELKHART-IND

This flute was manufactured for school band use.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Artley
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 1/2 in x 1 9/16 in; 57.15 cm x 3.96875 cm
overall: 22 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 57.15 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.27
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.27
serial number
159411
Credit Line
Gift of James M. Swain
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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