William S. Haynes Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by William S. Haynes in Boston, Massachusetts in 1949. It is a Boehm System flute, serial #20500, made of platinum with gold keys and accessioned with an original case and case cover, and an extra gold head joint with an original case. This flute is engraved:

THE HAYNES FLUTE [/] MFD. BY [/] WM. S. HAYNES CO. [/] BOSTON, MASS. [/] 20500 [/] REG. TRADE MARK
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1949
unspecified
Selders, Mrs. Raymond
maker
Haynes, William S.
Haynes, William S.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
platinum (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in; 71.755 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.3975 cm
flute: 28 1/4 in x 2 in; 71.755 cm x 5.08 cm
ring: 7/16 in x 7/8 in; 1.11125 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1984.0924.01
accession number
1984.0924
catalog number
1984.0924.01
serial number
20500
Credit Line
Gift of Wilma Scheer Selders
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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