Selmer Boehm System Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Selmer in New York, New York around 1946. It is a Boehm system flute, serial #4587 Series 40 Model, made of sterling silver. This flute is marked:

Selmer [/] New York [/] 4578 [/] SERIES 40
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1946
maker
Selmer
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
head joint: 8 1/2 in x 1 in; 21.59 cm x 2.54 cm
center joint: 14 1/2 in x 1 9/16 in; 36.83 cm x 3.96875 cm
foot joint: 5 3/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 13.17625 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1997.0261.01
accession number
1997.0261
catalog number
1997.0261.01
serial number
4578
Credit Line
Gift of John T. Fesperman, Jr.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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