11-24-2013 11-24-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2688B Boston
November 24, 2013 12:00PMCalender
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Six Boehm System C Foot Flutes: Five Wooden, One Pressed Rubber

$800$650
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2688B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 24, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Six Boehm System C Foot Flutes: Five Wooden, One Pressed Rubber, one stamped F. DELARUE, PARIS, LP, length of body 27 in.; one stamped C. FISCHER, N.Y., length of body 26 in.; one engraved on sterling silver tenon NEW HOWE MODEL MADE BY THE BUESCHER MFG. CO., ELKHART, IND., 659, length of body 26 in., with case; one stamped on the head joint RONNET NEW YORK, and stamped on the body I. MOLLENHAUER & SR., FULDA, length of body 26 1/2 in., with case; one stamped with an emblem on the head joint, stamped WM. S. HAYNES, BOSTON, MASS, 783?, on the middle section, stamped with the emblem on the footjoint, length of body 27 in., with case; and one stamped on the headjoint and the footjoint RUDALL CARTE & CO., LONDON, BSA, POLICE, stamped on the body RUDALL CARTE & CO., 23 BERNERS STREET, OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 2973, BSA POLICE, length of body 26 in., with case.
Estimate $400-600

Delarue, several cracks, semi-playable, C. Fischer, unplayable, several cracks, New Howe Model, foot tenon full open crack through body, Mollenhauer, not playable, several cracks, Haynes, very bad cracks in head joint, and Rudell Carte, some discoloration.


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Keywords

FISCHER, PARIS, THE BUESCHER MFG., Indiana, ELKHART, RUDALL CARTE & CO., LONDON, BSA POLICE, Massachusetts