Simple System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Otto Uebel in Erlbach, Germany around 1900 to 1925. It is a Simple System flute, made of rosewood with nickel silver ferrules, keys, and headjoint. This flute is stamped:

OTTO UEBEL [/] ERLBACH IM [/] GERMANY
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1900-1925
maker
Uebel, Otto
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 72.39 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 28 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 72.39 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0016.35
accession number
1985.0016
catalog number
1985.0016.35
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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