Carl Schreiber Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Carl Schreiber in Markneukirchen, Germany around 1928 to 1930. It is a Boehm System flute with a rosewood body and a silver head joint and silver keys. This flute is stamped:

CARL SCHREIBER [/] MARKNEUKIRCHEN

Carl August Schreiber (1871-1931) was a woodwind maker whose company flourished from 1898 into the early 20th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1928-1930
maker
Schreiber, Carl
place made
Deutschland: Sachsen, Markneukirchen
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 66.675 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 26 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 66.9925 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
1983.0234.03
accession number
1983.0234
catalog number
1983.0234.03
Credit Line
Gift of Rev. Jeffrey Cave in honor of Sarah Hill Cave
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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