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Cocuswood conical Boehm system flute with silver keywork, signed

Cocuswood conical Boehm system flute with silver keywork, signed "(flower) / RUDALL & ROSE / NO 1 TAVISTOCK STREET / COVENT GARDEN / LONDON / (flower) / 535" made before 1847 when they moved to Southampton Street. Length 66.6cm. In original, leather covered case with cocuswood cleaning rod.
The Dorus G# has been modified, by the addition of a spring over the G# key, making it act as a closed G#. In good condition, recently repadded. Case with broken hinge.

Price £3200.00
Instrument #492
References
Illustrated in "Rudall, Rose & Carte, The Art of the Flute in Britain" 2011 by Robert Bigio. Page 192.

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