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William S. Haynes Boehm System Flute

William S. Haynes Boehm System Flute

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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
Object Name
flute
Date made
1949
maker
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
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
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